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fetus breech

breech aT 32 weeks....
my baby inside breech at 32 weeks.....................................follow up for next 2 weeks.

My baby is in a breech position. What does this mean?
This means that your baby is in a bottom-down position. If this is your first baby, he or she will probably settle into a head-down position in your pelvis around the eighth month of pregnancy. This is called a vertex or cephalic position. When labour begins, about 96 per cent of babies are lying head down, but a few (about three per cent), will settle into a bottom-first, or breech, position.

What if my baby is still breech near term?
According to the latest guidelines from the UK's Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, your doctor should offer you the chance to have your baby turned manually into a head down position. This process is called external cephalic version (ECV). If performed after 38 weeks, it's successful in about two thirds of cases. Sometimes, however, the baby refuses to budge or …