How can a fetus be prevented from settling into the breech position?

Answer There is no way to prevent a fetus from settling into the breech position at the end of pregnancy. A woman who has had one breech fetus is more likely than average to have another.

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What is a breech position of the fetus?

The term breech position refers to a fetus that is positioned in the womb in any other position than head-down. If the fetus does not turn prior to delivery, the baby's delivery is called a breech ... Read More »

How can you tell if a fetus is breech?

Answer Yes. Natural childbirth hurts more though.

What is a footling breech position?

footling breech (in which one leg or both legs are positioned to enter the birth canal)

What is a complete breech position?

complete breech (in which the baby's legs are crossed under and in front of the body)