external repositioning of the fetus in the womb to the correct birth position
The process of turning the baby inside the uterus by exerting pressure on the mother's abdomen. It is typically done to try to turn a breech or transverse presented baby around to a head first position.
A doctor's attempt late in pregnancy to turn a malpositioned baby into a better birthing position
A manual procedure where the doctor attempts to move a breech baby into the typical head-down position for birth. See External Version for Breech Baby.
The attempt to manually move a breech baby into the head-down position
Performed late in pregnancy, this is where a doctor manually attempts to move a breech baby into the typical head-down position for birth.