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Gardberg, Mikael, and Marketta Tuppurainen. “Anterior Placental Location Predisposes for Occiput Posterior Presentation near Term.” Acta Obstetricia Et Gynecologica Scandinavica 73.2 (1994): 151-52. Web.

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Geraghty, Barbara. Homeopathy for Midwives. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2002. Print.

Ghi, Tullio, Susanna Giunchi, Gianluigi Pilu, Aly Youssef, Antonio Maria Morselli-Labate, Tiziana Arcangeli, Maria Cristina Meriggiola, Carla Pelusi, Gina Ancora, Guido Cocchi, Giacomo Faldella, and Giuseppe Pelusi. “Neonatal Hypoxic-ischemic Encephalopathy in Apparently Low Risk Pregnancies: Retrospective Analysis of the Last Five Years at the University of Bologna.” Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine 23.6 (2010): 516-21. Web.

Gordon, S., and S. Silverthorne. “Pre-Eclampsia and the Impact on Chiropractic Management of the Pregnant Patient.” Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics 13.2 (2012): 1032-036. Web.

Gregory, K., and R. Rowell. “Chiropractic Care for Postpartum Pelvic Girdle Pain and Low Back Pain: A Case Report.” Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics 12.2 (2011): 910-14. Web.

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LeRay, Camille, Marion Carayol, Sébastien Jaquemin, Alexandre Mignon, Dominique Cabrol, and François Goffinet. “Is Epidural Analgesia a Risk Factor for Occiput Posterior or Transverse Positions during Labour?” European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology 123.1 (2005): 22-26. Web.

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Malvasi, Antonio. “Asynclitism: Clinical and Intrapartum Diagnosis in Labor/Occiput Posterior Position and Intrapartum Sonography.”Intrapartum Ultrasonography for Labor Management. Heidelberg: Springer, 2012. 61-86. Print.

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Phipps, Hala, Brad De Vries, Ujvala Jagadish, and Jon Hyett. “Management of Occiput Posterior Position in the Second Stage of Labor: A Survey of Midwifery Practice in Australia.” Birth 41.1 (2014): 64-69. Web.

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Smallwood, Carolyn R., Connie J. Borgerding, Michele S. Cox, and Murray R. Berkowitz. “Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) during Labor Facilitates a Natural, Drug-free Childbirth for a Primigravida Patient: A Case Report.” International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine 16.3 (2013): 170-77. Web.

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Sutton, Jean. Let Birth Be Born Again!: Rediscovering & Reclaiming Our Midwifery Heritage. Bedfont, Middx., UK: Birth Concepts UK, 2001. Print.

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Wu, Jennifer M., Kathryn S. Williams, Andrew F. Hundley, Annamarie Connolly, and Anthony G. Visco. “Occiput Posterior Fetal Head Position Increases the Risk of Anal Sphincter Injury in Vacuum-assisted Deliveries.” American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 193.2 (2005): 525-28. Web.

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This list of references was made with the wonderful help of Chris McBride, doula and Spinning Babies enthusiast.

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