Bibliography for Spinning Babies 2013
The books and articles on fetal positioning and maternal positioning. Send your favorites to gail at Spinning Babies dot comm
Bibliography for Spinning Babies Workshops
Akmal, S, Kametas, N, Tsoi, E, et al. Comparison of transvaginal digital examination with intrapartum sonography to determine fetal head position before instrumental delivery. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2003; 21:437.
Balaskas, Janet, Active Birth, Harvard Common Press. 252 pp.1992
Banks, Maggie. Breech Wise. Birthspirit Books, 1998
Biancuzzo, Marie. How to Recognize and Rotate an Occiput Posterior Fetus The American Journal of Nursing Vol. 93, No. 3 (Mar., 1993), pp. 38-41. 1993
Blasi I, , et al (2010). Sonographic assessment of fetal spine and head position during the first and second stages of labor for the diagnosis of persistent occiput posterior position: a pilot study. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Feb;35(2):210-5.
Borell, Ulf, and Ingmar Fernstrom. “Internal Anterior Rotation of the Foetal Head; a contribution to its explanation.” Acta Obst. et Gynec. 38, 109, 1959
Browne, Alan, Carney, Desmond, Management of Malpresentations in Obstetrics. Obstetrics in General Practice. 16 May 1964 BMJ p. 1295-1298
Calais-Germain, Blandine. The Female Pelvis, Eastland Press 2003
Cheng, Yvonne W. et al. The Association Between Persistent Occiput Posterior Position and Neonatal Outcomes. Obstetrics & Gynecology 2006;107:837-844. 2006
Cheng YW, et al. The association between persistent fetal occiput posterior position and perinatal outcomes: an example of propensity score and covariate distance matching. Am J Epidemiol. 2010 Mar 15;171(6):656-63.
Cheng, YW, Shaffer, BL, Caughey, AB. Associated factors and outcomes of persistent occiput posterior position: A retrospective cohort study from 1976 to 2001. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2006; 19:563.
Coming here soon, citing for an article on Yoga in Pregnancy and the effects on comfort, pain, and birth outcome
Courtois L, et al. Instrumental extractions using Thierry's spatulas: evaluation of the risk of perineal laceration according to occiput position in operative deliveries J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris). 2008 May;37(3):276-82. Epub 2008 Feb 21.
Damen, I. et al. The prognostic value of asymmetric laxity of the sacroliac joints in pregnancy-related pelvic pain, Spine 27(24):2820-4.
Daviss, BA, Johnson, KC, Lalonde A.Evolving Evidence Since the Term Breech Trial: Canadian Response, European Dissent, and Potential Solutions. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2010 Mar;32(3):217-24.
Desbriere R, Blanc J, Le Dû R, et al. Is maternal posturing during labor efficient in preventing persistent occiput posterior position? A randomized controlled trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2013;208:60.e1-8.
El Harta V. (1995) Posterior Labor: a pain in the back. Midwifery Today, Winter 1995 No. 36
Evans, Jane Breech Birth What are my options? AIMS Publications.
Fan L, Huang X, Wang Q. The characteristics of labour course and perinatal prognosis in cases of fetal persistent occiput-transverse position and persistent occiput-posterior position Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi. 1997 Oct;32(10):620-2.
Benavides, Lorena MD,Forceps, Posterior Presentation Add to Risk of Anal Sphincter Laceration. American Urogynecologic Society and the Society for Gynecologic Surgeons. Joint Scientific Meeting: Abstract 25. Presented July 31, 2004.
Frye, Anne. Holistic Midwifery, Vol. II.. Labrys Press, (503) 255-3378. www.midwiferybooks.com 2004
Gardberg, M., and N, Tuppurainen. Persistent Occiput Posterior Presentation—a clinical problem. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 73(1):45-47. (1994)
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Geraghty, Barbara Homeopathy for Midwives,. Churchill Livingstone, 2002
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Hart, J., Walker, A. Management of Occiput Posterior Position Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health, Volume 52, Issue 5, September 2007, Pages 508-513
Hunter S, Hofmeyr GJ, Kulier R. Hands and knees posture in late pregnancy or labour for fetal malposition (lateral or posterior). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 1998, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD001063. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001063.pub3 (Updated 2007)
Kalogiannidis I, Masouridou N, Dagklis T, Masoura S, Goutzioulis M, Prapas Y, Prapas N. Previous cesarean section increases the risk for breech presentation at term pregnancy.Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol. 2010;37(1):29-32.
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Klaus, Marshall, John Kennell and Phyllis Klaus. The Doula Book, Perseus Publishing, 2002
Labor Progress Handbook, Ruth Ancheta and Penny Simkin 2005
Larks SD, Webster A, Larks GG. Quantitative studies in fetal electrocardiography. 3. Comparison of breech and cephalic presentation data; endocrine basis for fetal rotation, a hypothesis.Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1969 Jan 15;103(2):282-9.
Le Ray, C, Serres, P, Schmitz, T, Cabrol, D, Goffinet, F. Manual rotation in occiput posterior or transverse positions: risk factors and consequences on the cesarean delivery rate. Obstet Gynecol 2007; 110:873.
Lieberman, Ellice and Karen Davidson, Aviva Lee-Parritz, and Elizabeth Shearer, Changes in Fetal Position During Labor and Their Association with Epidural Analgesia. OB & Gyn, Vol. 105, No. 5. Part 1, pp. 974-982, May 2005
Lowe, Nancy K. CNM, PhD, FACNM, FAAN. The Dystocia Epidemic in Nulliparous Women, June 12, 2005, PowerPoint Presentation, Oregon Health & Science University
Nizard, J. et al. Determination of fetal head station and position during labor: a new technique that combines ultrasound and a position-tracking system American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology - April 2009 (Vol. 200, Issue 4, Pages 404.e1-404.e5, DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2008.10.051)
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Oxorn, Harry Human Labor and Birth, 4th edition, Appleton-Century-Croft 1980
Parente, MP. The influence of an occipito-posterior malposition on the biomechanical behavior of the pelvic floor. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2009 May;144 Suppl 1:S166-9. 2009
Phillips CJ. Hands of Love: Seven Steps to the Miracle of Birth. Maryland: New Dawn Publishing, 2000: 97-134.
Phillips CJ. An effective drug-free approach to premature contractions.ICA Review 1998: Oct:76-81.
Phillips CJ. Back labor: a possible solution for a painful situation. ICAReview 1997: July/Aug:151-55.
Phillips CJ, Meyer JJ, chiropractic care, including craniosacral therapy, during pregnancy: a static-group comparison of obstetric interventions during labor and delivery. J Manipulative Physical Therapeutics 1995 Oct; 18(8):525-9.
Ponkey, S. E. et al. (2003) Persistent Fetal Occiput Posterior Position: obstetric outcomes. Obstet Gynecol 101(5pt 1):915-20
Räisänen SH, et al. Lateral episiotomy protects primiparous but not multiparous women from obstetric anal sphincter rupture. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2009 Oct 23.
Riethmuller D, Ramanah R, Maillet R, Schaal JP. Vacuum extractors: description, mechanics, indications and contra-indications] J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris). 2008 Dec;37 Suppl 8:S210-21. French.
Renfrew MJ, Hannah W, Albers L, Floyd E. Practices that minimize trauma to the genital tract in childbirth: a systematic review of the literature [review]. Birth. 1998;25:143 –160
Ridley, Renee T. Diagnosis and Intervention for Occiput Posterior Malposition Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, Neonatal Nursing, Volume 36, Number 2, pp. 135-143(9) Blackwell Publishing March/April 2007
Rost, Cecile, PT. Relieving Pelvic Pain During and After Pregnancy. Hunter House 1998, translated to English, 2007 pp145
Sabsamruei P, Tanprasertkul C. Intrapartum ultrasonogram for the determination of fetal occiput position and risk of cesarean section. J Med Assoc Thai. 2010 Feb;93(2):149-53.
Scholz HS, Benedicic C, Arikan MG, Haas J, Petru E. Spontaneous vaginal delivery in the birth-chair versus in the conventional dorsal position: a matched controlled comparison [in German]. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2001 Sept 17;113:695 –697.
Schmitz T, Meunier E. [Interventions during labor for reducing instrumental deliveries] J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris). 2008 Dec;37 Suppl 8:S179-87. French.
Scott, Pauline. Sit Up and Take Notice, Positioning yourself for a better birth. Great Scott Publications. 2003
Shaffer, Brian L. et al. Manual rotation of the fetal occiput: Predictors of success and delivery. Am Jour Ob & Gyn. 194(5):e7-e9, May 2006. (With success, cesarean rate 2% vs 34%)
Shaffer, Brian L. et al. Manual rotation to reduce caesarean delivery in persistent occiput posterior or transverse position. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2011 Jan;24(1):65-72. Epub 2010 Mar 30.
Shorten A, Donsante J, Shorten B. Birth position, accoucheur, and perineal outcomes: informing women about choices for vaginal birth. Birth. 2002;29:18 –27.
Silva, Alicia, M. MSPT, Preventing and Managing Back Pain During Pregnancy. Expect Fitness. 2004
Simkin, Penny, PT. The Fetal Occiput Posterior Position: State of the Science and a New Perspective BIRTH 37:1 March 2010
Smyth RMD, Alldred SK, Markham C. Amniotomy for shortening spontaneous labour. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD006167. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006167.pub2.
Stitely ML, Gherman RB. Labor with abnormal presentation and position. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2005 Jun;32(2):165-79.
Sutton, Jean. Let Birth Be Born Again. Birth Concepts UK. 2001
Sutton, Jean and Pauline Scott. Understanding and Teaching Optimal Fetal Positioning. 2000
Taillefer Catherine, MD, FRCSC; Dubé, Johanne MD, FRCSC Singleton Breech at Term: Two Continents, Two Approaches J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2010;32(3):238–243
Terry, R, Westcott J, OShea L, Kelly F. Postpartum Outcomes in Supine Delivery by Physicians vs Nonsupine Delivery by Midwives. J Am Osteopath Assoc April 1, 2006 vol. 106 no. 4 199-202
Tully, Gail. “Belly Mapping; Using Kicks and Wiggles to Predict Posterior Labor.” International Doula Vol No 2004
Vas J, et al (2009). Moxibustion for Bringing Babies Around to the Head-First Position Correction of nonvertex presentation with moxibustion: A systematic review and meta-analysis. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2009;201(3), 241-59.
Vendittelli F, Rivière O, Crenn-Hébert C, Rozan MA, Maria B, Jacquetin B; Is a breech presentation at term more frequent in women with a history of cesarean delivery?Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008 May;198(5):521.e1-6. Epub 2008 Feb 1.
Wu, JM, Williams, KS, Hundley, AF, Connolly, A, Visco, AG. Occiput posterior fetal head position increases the risk of anal sphincter injury in vacuum-assisted delivereies. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2005; 193:525.