Breech Birth: Monitoring in Labour

This is the 2nd of 3 presentations on physiological breech labour and birth.


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Banks M. (2003.) Utilising the unborn baby’s in‐labour movements. New Zealand College of Midwives Journal, 29:6.

Martis R, Emilia O, Nurdiati DS, Brown J. Intermittent auscultation (IA) of fetal heart rate in labour for fetal well-being. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD008680. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008680.pub2

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New Zealand Guiudelines Group. Care of women with breech presentation or previous caesarean section, 2004.

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Other presentations in this series

Breech Birth: Optimal Maternal Positioning


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