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breech birth

Syllabification: breech birth
(also breech delivery)

Definition of breech birth in English:

noun

A delivery of a baby so positioned in the uterus that the buttocks or feet are delivered first.
Example sentences
  • A breech delivery or one with an umbilical cord around the neck is considered a sign of good fortune.
  • A breech delivery can be difficult to assist when a Shih Tzu puppy is confined in the slippery sac.
  • He was a breech birth but emerged fit and well weighing 5lbs 9ozs.

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