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Walthamstow 1936

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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PRIMARY BREECH PRESENTATION.
Version was not attempted in any one of the following cases.
The complicated cases are those in which there was an additional
risk to the life of the foetus owing to an abnormality of the maternal
condition.

Uncomplicated:—

Primiparae.Multiparae.Total.
Number of breech deliveries181129
Number of stillbirths and infant deaths1_1
Foetal mortality5.5%3.3%
Complicated:—
Number of breech deliveries347
Number of stillbirths and infant deaths213
(1) Macerated foetus. (2) Anencephalic.(3) 28 weeks infant multiple malformations.
Foetal mortality66%25%42.8%
Total breech deliveries, 36. There was no maternal death.
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