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When it is verified that the baby is in a posterior position, the first thing that I do is to have the mother assume and maintain a knee-chest position for approximately 45 minutes.
Pelvic examinations may need to be modified for some women with disabilities, but often, only a minor adjustment is needed, such as using knee instead of foot stirrups or examining the women in a knee-chest position, diamond-shaped position, or other alternative position, Laura H.
The mother was transported in knee-chest position with the head held off the cord.