Version in which a transverse or an oblique presentation is converted into a pelvic presentation by manipulating the buttocks of the fetus.
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- pelvic plane of inlet,
- pelvic plane of least dimensions,
- pelvic plane of outlet,
- pelvic pole,
- pelvic splanchnic nerve,
- pelvic-floor exercises,
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