When my midwife told me that my daughter was breech, I was given three options: plan a c-section, turn the baby with an ECV, or flip my baby naturally. A breech delivery was not even on the table.
A vaginal breech delivery is somewhat of a taboo term, especially in the US. There are several misconceptions about this procedure, causing many women to lose their choice in the matter. Mama, you deserve to be fully informed about your delivery options.
This post discusses delivering a breech baby and everything that entails. We’ll talk about the different breech delivery methods, risks, and common complications. The goal of this post is to inform and empower you to make the best decision for you and your child.