Welcome to the OptiBreech Database.


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We have finished the randomisation pilot and are currently recruiting to the observational cohort. This means women who are planning a vaginal breech birth at participating sites are eligible to receive OptiBreech Care, and we collect data about the care and outcomes of these births to monitor the safety of this care.



Recent Publications [7/17/2023]

We are delighted to update you with some of our latest publications:


Walker, S., Spillane, E., Stringer, K., Meadowcroft, A., Dasgupta, T., Davies, S.M., Sandall, J., Shennan, A., Batish, A., Davidson, L., Das, S., Magurova, L., Haroun, G., Meates, C., Houghton, G., Grys, H. Le Drys, 2023. The feasibility of team care for women seeking to plan a vaginal breech birth (OptiBreech 1): an observational implementation feasibility study in preparation for a pilot trial. Pilot Feasibility Stud. 9, 80. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-023-01299-x


Dasgupta, T, Hunter, S, Reid, S, et al. Breech specialist midwives and clinics in the OptiBreech Trial feasibility study: An implementation process evaluationBirth. 2022; 00: 1- 10. doi: 10.1111/birt.12685 – The full study exploring the acceptability of proficient breech team care for women. Be sure to read the supplementary file containing quotes from women who participated in the research.


You are welcome to share them with anyone relevant who would be interested!