Asynclitic birth

Asynclitic birth

An asynclitic birth refers to the position of a baby in the uterus such 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.

References

ee also

*Pelvimetry, the assessment of the female pelvis in relation to the birth of a baby
*Childbirth

External links

* [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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