Small fetal size: a risk factor for breech birth at term.

OBJECTIVE To examine fetal size as a risk factor for breech birth at term. METHODS Singleton breech or cephalic births of gestational age > or = 37 weeks in New South Wales (NSW), Australia from 1990 to 1996 were analyzed. Birthweight percentile was used as a measure of fetal size at the time of birth. Factors associated with breech birth at term were… CONTINUE READING