Vaginal Breech Birth

According to Wikipedia:

A breech birth happens when a baby is born bottom first instead of head first. Around 3-5% of pregnant women at term (37-40 weeks pregnant) will have a breech baby. Most babies in the breech position are born by caesarean section because it is seen as safer than being born vaginally.
However, at See Baby Midwifery we believe in women having birth options, and that certain types of breech are safer delivered vaginally than via surgical birth. Sadly, many caregivers are no longer learning the proper way to catch a breech baby, and therefore do not offer this option to Mothers.
Today we are proud to have supported a family through their decision to birth their baby girl vaginally, and are happy to report that birth is normal. Dr. Bootstaylor writes:

“It was an honor and privilege to witness my colleague and partner, Carrie Reed, CNM, completely support and care for our patient/mother in her purposeful and empowering vaginal breech birth. From the moment of “ruptured membranes”, to triage evaluation, to discharge home to await spontaneous labor to 18 hours later readmission and safe passage of baby Charlotte…7 pounds 8 ounces in the wee hours of this morning into Midwife’s unassisted hands  🙂 Assured, calm and balance into a room full of love. This quiet safe space protected by the guiding “hands and heart” of a fully present midwife, thank you Carrie.”

Wonderful work and congratulations to all… #BringBirthBack!

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