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Publication Date: May 2, 2020
Last Updated: March 14, 2022

Summary of Recommendations

Because the risk of an adverse event occurring as a result of ECV is small and the cesarean birth rate is significantly lower among women who have undergone successful ECV, all women who are near term with breech presentations should be offered an ECV attempt if there are no contraindications. (A)



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