There is still plenty of time for baby to turn, but many OBs won't allow it. Also, frank breech is the best breech position for vaginal delivery. Research shows elective cesarean for breech delivery has not improved outcomes for mother or baby at all! Many OBs aren't trained in delivering breech babies, and today's OBs methods might make it more dangerous (like lying on your back to labor and deliver). But a skilled caregiver in breech deliveries would assure you vaginal birth is still the safest and best. Check out http://www.breechbabies.com
for more information if you're interested.
As for turning, there are some simple exercises, posture and positioning techniques that might encourage baby to turn. http://www.breechbabies.com/turning.htm
lists most of them.
Also, if you schedule an early c/section, you risk the baby being born premature (among other things), and you'll never know if the baby would have turned on its own. I've even read a story of baby turning during the spinal for the c/section on the operating table, but the mom didn't insist on an u/s when she felt the flip, so she had the c/s anyway, and was devastated by it.
The technique mentioned by the poster above is the "Webster Technique," and typically has better results than an ECV (external cephalic version). It might be difficult to find a chiropractor properly trained in this technique, but it's certainly worth trying IMO.
I'm not a good one to give advice on the c-section. My ds#2 was born via emergency c-section under general anesthesia due to a cord compression, so I don't remember any of it. I do know that when I realized what was going to happen, I grabbed my husband by the shirt collar and said "They're going to knock me out, don't let them give him formula!!" So in the recovery room when I woke up, DH and a nurse latched ds on to nurse. I don't really remember it because I was so out of it, but I know they did. I continued to get their help that night and the next day, then we did ok after that. He nursed to 21 months. I have a vertical abdominal incision and a low horizontal uterine incision, so I was cut criss-cross, and it was much harder to take care of a newborn while healing, but we managed.
Cindy, usually a lurker
Thomas (v/b 11/20/97)
Daniel (c/s 6/25/01 cord compression)
#3 due early April, 2004, planning a VBAC