A planned c-section for footling breech (with video)
A planned c-section for an awkward breech with one foot up and one foot down, and a family history of breech (with a video):
“I don’t feel guilty about doing it, though. There were no doctors or midwives on the island who would deliver a breech baby. Giving her position, I wasn’t going to risk doing it by myself. In the head, we weighed our options and felt fairly in control of the whole process. Still, I feel some disappointment in missing out of the experience that I was envisioning, though I hope with our next baby we can have a home birth after cesarean.”
A video of a breech VBAC in hospital
A planned breech VBAC in hospital in Australia.
Labour lasted less than 3 hours from waters breaking to a successful breech birth (warning: graphic video content). Note the doctor reminding the midwife to stay “hands off” during the birth…