Tag Archives: cervical head entrapment

Upcoming Zoom Webinars, Autumn 2023

This autumn, the OptiBreech Collective will host three webinars to share learning from our on-going research. These webinars are designed for professionals attending planned or unplanned vaginal breech births but are open to all. We will address three common fears and concerns about vaginal breech birth.

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Three types of cervical head entrapment in vaginal breech births

Thursday, 26 October 2023 from 13:00 to 14:00 GMT

  1. Preventable
  2. Manageable
  3. Unpredictable and potentially catastrophic

Which have you encountered? Would you know how to prevent and/or manage if needed?

Human factors when forceps are needed in vaginal breech births

Wednesday, 22 November 2023 from 13:00 to 14:00

When you have been involved in forceps deliveries of the aftercoming head, how has the communication worked? Did everyone know their role? We will share our learning with you about how to optimise communication and attention when there is a tight fit just at the end.

How to resolve complicated arm entrapment in vaginal breech births

Monday, 11 December 2023 from 13:00 to 14:00

When your initial attempt at releasing the arms do not work, what are your options? We will talk you through our strategies and experience.

How can you join?

If you are staff at a current OptiBreech site or your site has submitted an expression of interest for our planned stepped-wedge cluster trial, your OptiBreech lead/contact has received calendar invites with the Zoom webinar links.

If you are subscribed to one of our online courses, you will find these links within the course, as below: