Definition of Breech birth

1. Noun. Delivery of an infant whose feet or buttocks appear first.




Definition of Breech birth

1. Noun. A birth in which the fetus comes through the birth canal posterior (buttocks), feet or knees first, instead of the more usual head first. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Breech Birth

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brede
breded
bredes
bredie
bredigite
breding
bredouillement
bredren
bredrens
bredrin
bredrins
bree
breech
breech-loading
breech birth (current term)
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Literary usage of Breech birth

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1. Manual of Obstetrics by John Osborn Polak (1922)
"... the hydrocephalic fetus presents by the breech, the tendency to breech birth ... in breech birth are: Body wasted; Head arrested after the birth of the ..."

2. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1919)
"Operations Designed to Increase the Pelvic Diameters. 6. Correction and Treatment of Faulty Attitudes and Prolapsed Parts. 7. Version. 8. Breech-Birth. 10. ..."

3. Making the Match: The Right Book for the Right Reader at the Right Time by Teri S. Lesesne (2003)
"The calf is a breech birth, and Rob removes his overalls to tie around the legs of the calf and help in the birthing process. The cow takes off with Rob in ..."

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