Breech Presentation, Management (Green-top 20b)

This is the third edition of the guideline originally published in 1999 and revised in 2001 under the same title.

The aim of this guideline is to provide up-to-date information on methods of delivery for women with breech presentation. The scope is confined to decision making regarding the route of delivery and choice of various techniques used during delivery. It does not include antenatal or postnatal care. External cephalic version is the topic of a separate RCOG Green-top Guideline, No. 20a: External Cephalic Version (ECV) and Reducing the Incidence of Breech Presentation.

This guideline can be downloaded as a pdf by clicking the link below.

Date published: 01/12/2006

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