Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2012

ISSN Print :  0975-4407

ISSN Online :  2321-5836


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Epidemiological Profile of Breech Presentation



Address:   Bansal A., Bansal Manish, Bansal A.K. and Shrivastava P.K.
Govt. Medical College, Jagdalpur ( Bastar ) – 494001 INDIA.
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: Not Available

ABSTRACT:
Background: Breech is the commonest malpresentation.There is higher incidence of breech in earlier weeks of pregnancy .Smaller size of the fetus and comparatively larger volume of amniotic fluid allow the fetus to undergo spontaneous version by kicking movements until by 36th.week when the position becomes stabilized .Objective: To know the Epidemiological profile of Breech presentation. Results: On analysis of the collected data ,it was noted that 84 % were registered cases while remaining 16 %unregistered (referred from periphery or come directly for delivery purposes because of complicated cases).47 % primaegravidae,and 6% were grand multipara.50 % of the cases were of the gestational age of 37 weeks and more .61 % breech belongs to 20 -25 years of age mothers .Conclusion: To make aware the community about various aspect of breech by judicious use of media mix ( Traditional and modern media).
KEYWORDS:
Gestational age, Mother’s age, Parity
Cite:
Bansal A, Bansal Manish, Bansal AK , Shrivastava PK. Epidemiological Profile of Breech Presentation. Research J. Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics.2012; 4(1): 37-40.
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