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Practice Paper 2: Answers

A – Breech This is a breech presentation for a number of reasons. First, no definite presenting is felt in the pelvis as the bottom is softer than the head. The head is felt by balloting in the fundus of the uterus. The heartbeat is heard above the umbilicus. The back is on the left where the smoothness was felt, and the limbs are on the right where it was more irregular.