[Breech presentation - more than just caesarean vs. spontaneous birth]

Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol. 2012 Aug;216(4):191-4. doi: 10.1055/s-0032-1309052. Epub 2012 Aug 27.
[Article in German]


The cesarean section rate and the associated complications are still rising in Germany. An important indication is term breech in singletons. Not significant data concerning a higher morbidity or mortality in vaginal breech birth indicate the cesarean but a deficit in education and experience.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Breech Presentation / mortality*
  • Causality
  • Cesarean Section / mortality*
  • Female
  • Germany / epidemiology
  • Humans
  • Pregnancy
  • Risk Factors