Complications of brow presentation

The complications of brow presentation are much the same as for other malpresentations:

  • Obstructed labour and ruptured uterus
  • Cord prolapse
  • Facial bruising
  • Cerebral haemorrhage.

Which are you more likely to encounter — face or brow presentations?

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Face presentation, which occurs in 1 in 500 full term labours. Brow presentation is more rare, at 1 in 1,000 full term labours.

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