What's a Breech Baby?
A small number of babies seem to resist turning in time for birth, and stay in a mother's womb in a less-than-ideal position. Commonly, these babies are in one of the following positions:
- frank breech (aka extended breech), where the baby's bottom is down, his legs are up near his tummy, and his feet are near his head,
- complete breech (aka flexed), where the baby's head is up, her bum is down, and she's sitting cross-legged, or
- footling breech, where one or both of the baby's feet are pointing down.
What Can Be Done About a Breech Baby?
While your doctor or midwife might be suggesting a c-section, there are other methods that can help your baby turn naturally before this becomes an inevitability. For example, acupuncture has been known to help, and so has chiropractic treatment under the care of a chiropractor trained in the Webster Technique. Luckily, at Yellow Gazebo we can offer one or both of these options for you. Just book a consultation by calling 416-909-2334 or emailing the clinic at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or simply click on the Book Now button below to book immediately through our online booking system.