Footling Breech Vaginal Birth in Hospital

Now that the misinformation in the Term Breech Trial has been exposed for what it is, junk, more physicians around the world are getting down on the hospital floor and catching breech babies for women who are in upright positions and unmedicated.

About gloria

I live and work in Vancouver BC Canada. I've been in the childbirth business for 30 years. I teach midwifery and doula courses both online and in person.
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6 Responses to Footling Breech Vaginal Birth in Hospital

  1. amber t shine says:

    I would like to know if you know of any midwifes in San Diego you would recommend.

  2. Jenny Vater says:

    Incredible! I love the quickness of the arm popping out and how calm the “catcher” appears. Thank you for sharing this video!

  3. Sigrun says:

    Beautiful! The only thing that bothers me is why doesn´t the mother get the baby in her arms? Why does the doctor just keep it in his?

  4. Joy Horner says:

    Good illustration of all fours breech birth mechanisms. The cord round the neck may well have been why baby was breech presenting. Shame that the doctor couldn’t keep his hands off, as it looked as if the baby would have birthed without help. Although his touch was very gentle, why didn’t he pass the baby straight to his mother? Breech babies can be birthed by the mother if a practitioner sits on his hands and only helps if needed. Much more empowering for a woman to give birth than to have been delivered. X

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