Breech Presentation: Babies Born Backwards

Breech Presentation: Foot-first or bottom-first delivery

Babies are meant to be born headfirst, facing your back. This is called a “vertex” position. It’s the easiest way for them to squeeze out of the birth canal, because the crown of their head emerges first and clears the way for the rest of the body to follow. However, not all little ones cooperate […]

Vacuum Extraction, Forceps Delivery, And Birth Trauma Risks

Sometimes the baby needs a little help getting through the birth canal. A difficult labor may be caused by an unusual birth position, high birth weight, the anatomy of the mother’s pelvis and birth canal, and other maternal and fetal health conditions. Prolonged labor is painful and exhausting and can be dangerous to the baby. That means […]

Epilepsy And Your Baby – What You Need To Know

“Epilepsy,” or “seizure disorder,” refers to a condition that causes recurring, abnormal electrical activity in the brain. This abnormal electrical activity may cause loss of consciousness, unusual sensory perceptions, or convulsions. Epilepsy affects about 1 in 26 people at some point in their lives and is most common among young children and the elderly; most […]