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Table 4 Indications for in-labor hospital transfer

From: Breech birth at home: outcomes of 60 breech and 109 cephalic planned home and birth center births

Indication for transfer Breech
n = 50
Cephalic
n = 102
Arrest of active labor (6–9 cm) 7 6
Arrest of labor in 2nd stage 3  
Maternal exhaustion and pain relief   3
Decelerations in early labor   2
Total in-labor transfers 10 (20.0%) 11 (10.8%)