- Asynclitic birth
An asynclitic birth refers to the position of a
babyin the uterussuch that the head is tilted to the side [http://spinningbabies.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=60&Itemid=28 Asynclitism in labor] , spinningbabies.com] . Most asynclitism corrects spontaneously in the progress of normal labor. Persistence of asynclitism is usually a signal of other problems with dysctocia (abnormal labor).
Other abnormal birth positions include
breech birth, posterior presentation, anterior presentation, and transverse presentation.
Pelvimetry, the assessment of the female pelvis in relation to the birth of a baby
* [http://www.who.int/reproductive-health/impac/Symptoms/Malpositions__malpresetations_S69_S81.html Malpositions and malpresentations] ,
World Health Organization's Managing Complications in Pregnancy and Childbirth, A guide for midwives and doctors
* [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=pubmed&list_uids=13025351&cmd=Retrieve&indexed=google Asynclitic ventral shoulder presentation; two cases with deflection and epidural hemorrhage]
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