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A fetus with the buttocks, legs, or feet pointing down toward the cervix
is said to be in breech position. Before birth, most breech fetuses change
position so that the head points downward. But some fetuses stay in breech position
late into the third trimester.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerWilliam Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Current as ofNovember 21, 2017
Current as of:
November 21, 2017
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & William Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
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