Universal ultrasound at 36 weeks would ‘cut emergency caesareans’

The procedure would reduce undiagnosed breech presentations in nulliparous women, say researchers
Reuters Health
Pregnancy ultrasound

Universal late pregnancy ultrasound in nulliparous women could “virtually eliminate” undiagnosed breech births, UK researchers say.

University of Cambridge researchers studied almost 3900 nulliparous women who underwent ultrasonography at 36 weeks’ gestation.