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ID 24099
  Title Resolution of transverse breech pregnancy following administration of chiropractic using the Webster Technique: A case study and selective review of the literature [case report; review]
Journal J Pediatr Matern & Fam Health - Chiropr. 2015 Winter;2015(1):Online access only p 9-14
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Case Report

Objective: The purpose of this study is to discuss the chiropractic care of a pregnant patient with breech presentation utilizing Webster technique.

Clinical Features: 31 year old pregnant female patient presents to the chiropractor with a diagnosis of transverse breech presentation by her obstetrician at 30 weeks gestation.

Interventions and Outcomes: Webster Technique was utilized during patient’s care of 24 visits.  After 7 visits over 3 weeks of chiropractic care, midwife confirms vertex presentation of fetus through assessment of fetal position. The mother went on to have a natural home birth thereafter.

Conclusion: This case describes the resolution of a transverse breech pregnancy at 33 weeks, following utilization of Webster technique, confirmed by midwife.

Author Keywords: Pregnancy, breech pregnancy, Webster technique, chiropractic, vertebral subluxation, adjustment, spinal manipulation

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