the way the fetus is oriented during the birth process, specifically whether the fetus is exiting the birth canal head first or not. A breech birth means the baby is coming buttocks first.

FETAL PRESENTATION: "Foetal presentation means which way the baby is oriented for birth."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FETAL PRESENTATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fetal-presentation/ (accessed September 28, 2021).