Approximately 3-4% of full-term pregnancies are breech
Approaching your delivery date with a baby in breech is a singularly stressful experience. Having gone through the transformative process of pregnancy, it can be a worrying realization that a baby in breech can create serious complications during delivery. Most medical experts agree that the baby should assume the correct, head-down position at about the 34 week mark. Otherwise there are serious ramifications to consider, including:
- Health of the child and mother
- Health of the mother during surgical birth
While the causes of the breech position are many and varied, one of the most common causes is because of problems with pelvic alignment and balance. The Webster technique seeks to address this- read on to find out how.