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2.1.4 Risks of ECV

  1. Transient fetal heart rate changes – 4.7%. Usually stabilizes after termination of procedure.
  2. Overall rate of adverse events after ECV is <1%. Possible adverse events include:
  • Placental abruption​
  • Fetomaternal hemorrhage ​
  • Rupture of membranes​
  • Umbilical cord prolapse​
  • Stillbirth ​
Updated on June 28, 2021

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