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Detection of the non-cephalic presentation is very important and what
is equally important to the baby and the mother is what do you do when it
is found. The standard current proceedure is external version which the
literature indicates is risky and at best 60% successful.
My wish is that more doctors would investigate the Webster protocol
for inutero constraint. It is a chiropractic technique that requires no
manipulation of the fetus at all and, when used properly has a 90% plus
success rate. Not all chiropractors are certified in this proceedure.
More information on the research on this technique is available at www.icpa4kids.com or google webster protocol
It is time we provide these mothers with another option before
version or the automatic schedule of the c-section.