Chiros warned not to 'correct' breech pregnancies

Chiropractors are offering to correct breech pregnancies by manipulating the woman's pelvis despite warnings from both obstetricians and regulators.

The so-called 'Webster technique' originally came under fire from the Chiropractic Board of Australia in March when it declared that no chiropractic intervention should be advertised as offering “treatment to the unborn child as an obstetric breech correction technique”.

But six month later, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) says chiropractors are still advertising the unproven