Definition of Breech delivery

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

Exact synonyms: Breech Birth, Breech Presentation
Generic synonyms: Delivery, Obstetrical Delivery
Specialized synonyms: Frank Breech, Frank Breech Delivery



Definition of Breech delivery

1. Noun. (alternative form of breech birth) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Breech delivery

1. The extraction or expulsion of the foetus which occurs buttocks or feet first. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Breech Delivery

bredes
bredie
bredigite
breding
bredouillement
bredren
bredrens
bredrin
bredrins
bree
breech
breech-loading
breech birth
breech births
breech closer
breech delivery (current term)
breech extraction
breech presentation
breechblock
breechblocks
breechcloth
breechcloths
breechclout
breechclouts
breeched
breeches
breeches buoy
breechesmaker
breeching
breechings

Literary usage of Breech delivery

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1. Obstetrics: A Practical Text-book for Students and Practitioners by Edwin Bradford Cragin, George Hope Ryder (1916)
"For a breech delivery a table is preferable to a bed and it is advisable to have an assistant to administer the anesthetic and to assist by pressure upon ..."

2. Physical diagnosis in obstetrics: A Guide in Antepartum, Partum, and by Edward Augustus Ayers (1901)
"Do not put the fetus in greater danger from version than from breech delivery. Choose, if the conditions allow, the last two weeks of pregnancy for doing ..."

3. Talks on obstetrics by Rae Thornton La Vake (1917)
"CHAPTER VIII breech delivery A goodly share of men are likely to be over- perturbed in the presence of a breech presentation, and if not well versed in the ..."

4. Obstetrics for Nurses by Charles Bert Reed (1917)
"The breech. Left-sacro-anterior position 166 62. The breech. Left-sacro-posterior position 167 63. Extraction of the breech 170 64. breech delivery. ..."

5. A Handbook of Obstetric Nursing for Nurses, Students and Mothers: Comprising by Anna Martha Fullerton, Woman's Hospital of Philadelphia (1903)
"breech delivery.—Sometimes a nurse has the misfortune to be the only attendant at a breech delivery; that is, instead of the child's head coming first, ..."

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