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#1 of 2 Old 03-06-2010, 07:57 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Is a twisted pelvis likely to cause problems for giving birth? Does it make it more likely that the baby is malpositioned in some way?
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Define what you mean by "twisted pelvis."

If you mean "rotated sacrum" the current theory is that that has played a role in the shoulder dystocias I've experienced because a rotated sacrum can't swing back normally. For me, physical therapy has made a tremendous difference in terms of pelvic stability.

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