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Table 6 OOH breech perineal outcomes, categorized by parity and by maternal position

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

Perineal integrity Parity Maternal position
Primip (n = 31) Multip (n = 9) Upright (n = 11) Lithotomy (n = 29)
Intact 16 (51.6%) 9 (100%) 10 (90.9%) 15 (51.7%)
1st degree tear 4 (12.9%) 0 1 (9.1%) 3 (10.3%)
2nd degree tear 3 (9.7%) 0 0 3 (10.3%)
Episiotomy 5 (16.1%) 0 0 5 (17.2%)
3rd degree tear 2 (6.5%) 0 0 2 (6.9%)
4th degree tear 1 (3.2%) 0 0 1 (3.4%)