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Aug

2014

Is it Medical Malpractice to Perform a Breech Birth Vaginal Delivery Instead of a Cesarean Section?

Taboo as it may seem, breech birth deliveries may be making a comeback.The breech birth position, where the baby's legs rather than its head are closest to the birth canal, may allow for a traditional delivery although it has been frowned upon for many years in favor of a cesarean section - the surgical removal of the baby from the womb. Current medical practices now approve of a vaginal delivery provided that the physician is very experienced and the birth is carefully monitored.

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