Key clinical point: External cephalic version (ECV) was more likely to be successful in women of taller stature and those with lower prepregnancy body mass index.
Major finding: ECV was successful in 86% of normal-weight women, compared with 78% of women with obesity; 84% of women 68 inches or taller had successful ECVs, compared with 78% of women shorter than 60 inches (P = .001 for both).
Study details: A retrospective cohort study of 18,896 women with singleton, breech, term gestations for whom ECV was attempted.
Disclosures: Ms. Skeith reported no outside sources of funding or conflicts of interest.
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