Study Days

An interactive day with experienced practitioners to prepare you to assist the birth of both planned and unexpected breech presenting babies.


To enable the practitioner to gain confidence and competence in helping care for women during pregnancy and labour with breech presenting babies.

Suggested Reading

Benna Waites, 2003 Breech Birth., Free Association Books, 57 Warren Street, London. W1T 5NR

Maggie Banks, 1998 Breech Birth, Woman Wise. Birth Spirit Books, 15 Te Awa Rd., RD 3, Hamilton, New Zealand

Hannah, M. E. et al, 2000 Planned Caesarean Section versus Planned Vaginal Birth for Breech Presentation at Term: A Randomised Multicentre Trail. Lancet 356:1375 – 83

Whyte, H. Hannah, M. et al, Outcomes of Children at Two Years after Planned Cesarean Birth vs Planned Vaginal Birth for Breech Presentation at Term: The International Randomised Term Breech Trial. American Journal of Obstetric & Gynecology. 2004 Vol 191, No 3, 864-871

Evans J., 2005 Breech Birth – What are my options? Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services, Manor Barn, Thurloxton, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 8RH