The particular position of the child during labor relatively to the passage though which it is to be brought forth; -- specifically designated by the part which first appears at the mouth of the uterus; as, a breech presentation.
The part of the baby's body that will enter the birth canal first, such as the head, feet or buttocks.
how the baby is positioned for birth; the part closest to the cervix is the presenting part.
The part of the baby lying nearest to the cervix; the part that will be born first; the most common presentation is cephalic, or headfirst
Refers to the baby's body part that presents first: cephalic (head), breech (buttocks or legs), or transverse lie (across the abdomen).
(obstetrics) position of the fetus in the uterus relative to the birth canal; "Cesarean sections are sometimes the result of abnormal presentations"
The relationship of the long axis of the fetus to the long axis of the mother. The presentation is either longitudinal (head or breech) or transverse.
The relationship of the long axis of the fetus to that of the mother (also called lie). That portion of the fetus which is touched by the examining finger through the cervix or during labor, is bounded by the girdle of resistance.
The part of the baby presenting at the opening of the cervix. It is usually the head (95% of births), but can be the buttocks, feet, or knees (3.5% of births). It could also be the shoulders of the baby lying in a transverse position (1.5% of births).
The position of the baby, with reference to the 'presenting part', that is the body part which will be born first (usually the vertex, or the back of the head).
How baby comes through the birth canal.
The position of the baby such as feet down ( breech) or head down ( vertex) inside a woman's uterus at term.
The position of the fetus in relation to the cervix before labor begins.