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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 MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerWilliam Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Current as ofMarch 16, 2017
Current as of:
March 16, 2017
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & William Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
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