Hands/knees posture in late pregnancy or labour for fetal malposition (lateral or posterior).

@article{Hofmeyr2000HandskneesPI,
  title={Hands/knees posture in late pregnancy or labour for fetal malposition (lateral or posterior).},
  author={G. Justus Mrcog Hofmeyr and Regina Kulier},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2000},
  volume={2},
  pages={
          CD001063
        }
}
BACKGROUND Lateral and posterior position of the fetal presenting parts may be associated with more painful, prolonged or obstructed labour and difficult delivery. It is possible that maternal posture may influence fetal position. OBJECTIVES The objective of this review is to assess the effects of adopting a hands and knees maternal posture in late pregnancy when the presenting part of the fetus is in a lateral or posterior position. SEARCH STRATEGY We searched the Cochrane Pregnancy and… CONTINUE READING