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How does a doctor turn a baby in the womb?

Linda S. Katz, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
Doctors use a procedure called external version to try to turn a breech baby in the womb around 37 or 38 weeks. Watch me explain the process as well as the delivery option if the baby can't be turned.

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