Breech Birth

By Benna Waites

At last, a book on breech birth for parents, obstetricians, midwives and all who come into contact with women carrying breech babies. This book addresses the whole experience of breech from causes to turning techniques to the options for birth. It engages in the controversial debate on caesarean versus vaginal breech birth and provides a powerful critique of recent evidence which has led to an increase in caesarean section. The book encourages parents to make an informed choice about the birth they want. For professionals, this book is an essential resource on breech. It deepens knowledge and encourages a critical examination of their own approach to breech births, improving the quality of care they are able to offer to parents of breech babies.


224 pages

Publication Date: 9/1/2003
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781853435638