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Presentation at birth

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Labour and birth

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METeOR: The presenting part of the fetus at birth (Vertex, breech, face, brow, other).
All S/Ts collect vertex, breech, brow and face. NSW, VIC and QLD also collect Transverse/shoulder. VIC: also collect compound and cord. VIC, QLD, and NT (electronic) also have space for free text. QLD, SA and NT (paper and electronic) collect unknown. ACT collect "other" eg compound. ANZNN: Presenting part of the fetus (at lower segment of the uterus) at birth.

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