Artwork showing foetus in the breech position

Artwork showing foetus in the breech position

P680/0349 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 51.3MB

Downloadable file size: 6.8MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Breech position foetus. Artwork of a full-term foetus in the breech position. The breech position is where the bottom of the foetus is facing the cervical canal instead of the head. A small proportion of babies are born in this orientation. The legs are usually extending straight up towards the head. Breech deliveries are more complex than normal because the baby's bottom does not push its way through the birth canal as efficiently as the head. An incision in the perineum may be performed to ease the baby's passage. Alternatively, a caesarean section may be used.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: breech position, fetus, foetus, human body, pregnancy

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.