Manual Rotation

Manual RotationWhat is Manual rotation?

Manual rotation is a technique used in obstetrics to rotate a foetus within the womb in order to improve its position for delivery.

Why is Manual rotation performed?

If the baby is breech (sitting with the bottom down) or transverse in the uterus, a doctor may try by a series of pressure movements on the mother’s belly, to push the baby’s head around and down into the pelvis.

 

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