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Breech pregnancy

When a baby is positioned bottom-down late in pregnancy, this is called the breech position.

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Malpresentation

Malpresentation is when your baby is in an unusual position as the birth approaches. Sometimes it’s possible to move the baby, but a caesarean maybe safer.

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Labour complications

Even if you’re healthy and well prepared for childbirth, there’s always a chance of unexpected problems. Learn more about labour complications.

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Anatomy of pregnancy and birth - pelvis

The pelvis helps carry your growing baby and is especially tailored for vaginal births. Learn more about the structure and function of the female pelvis.

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Vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC)

If you’ve delivered a baby by caesarean section, you may have a choice with your next pregnancy – a vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC) or a planned (elective) caesarean.

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What is freebirth?

Freebirth is when a woman chooses to birth her baby without medical or midwifery assistance, but this greater independence comes with some risks.

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Breech presentation and turning the baby

In preparation for a safe birth, your health team will need to turn your baby if it is in a bottom first ‘breech’ position.

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External Cephalic Version for Breech Presentation - Maternal, child and family health

This information brochure provides information about an External Cephalic Version (ECV) for breech presentation

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Having a baby

The articles in this section relate to having a baby – what to consider before becoming pregnant, pregnancy and birth, and after your baby is born.

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Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is DDH? DDH occurs when a baby’s hip joint does not grow normally

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