Actress Mercedes Mason and Dr. Elliott Berlin were with us to talk about breech birth. This is what it’s called when a baby is born bottom-first instead of head-first.
Recently, women facing breech births find they no longer have a choice in how the baby should be delivered.
Here's some background from the documentary film, ‘Heads Up.’
The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology committee on breech deliveries said this: "Cesarean delivery will be the preferred mode of delivery for most physicians because of the diminishing expertise in vaginal breech delivery."
There will be a rally against a ban on vaginal breech birth Wednesday from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the Glendale Adventist Medical Center.
You can get more info at: informedpregnancy.com.
Also on social:
Follow Mercedes Mason on Twitter: @mercedesmason
Follow Dr. Berlin on Twitter: @DoctorBerlin
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