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Term: Vaginal Breech Birth/Delivery

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2012-11-05


The birth of a baby from a breech presentation through the vagina. A vaginal breech birth was defined by the presence of one or more codes in the hospital discharge abstract for a Breech Birth and the absence of a code in the hospital discharge abstract indicating a caesarean birth, or the birth being coded as a breech birth in the Midwifery Discharge Summary Reports. All home births were coded as vaginal births. See Breech Presentation for more information.

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