Vaginal Breech Delivery – Delivery of the Aftercoming Head
This Vaginal Breech Delivery – Delivery of the Aftercoming Head course will teach you:
- How to manage the delivery of the fetus in the breech position if the fetal head becomes impacted and doesn’t deliver spontaneously. Both the Mauriceau maneuver or the De Snoo maneuver are shown.
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Delivery of the Aftercoming Head
It is advised to proceed with maneuvers to deliver the aftercoming head if it has become impacted during the course of a normal breech delivery or as part of a partial breech extraction.
There are two maneuvers by which the head of the fetus that is impacted in the maternal pelvis may be delivered: the Mauriceau Maneuver and the De Snoo Maneuver.