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Usually up to what week does the baby take position for birth?

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:11 AM on Oct. 9, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • With my 1st it was about week 36 and with my 2nd it was around week 35.

    Answer by mychinababy at 3:16 AM on Oct. 9, 2009

  • yeah.. with my first it was about week 36. Some earlier some later and some never do lol. GL

    Answer by Proudparent707 at 6:16 AM on Oct. 9, 2009

  • usually it's by 37 weeks, but baby can still flip at 40+ weeks.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:50 AM on Oct. 9, 2009

  • My youngest son turned at 41+w. Babies can turn during labour. Most will be in the right position by about 36w or so, but they can turn at any time.

    Answer by canadianmom1974 at 8:30 AM on Oct. 9, 2009

  • Both my kids were not in the head down position until 39 weeks but they can even turn head down during labor!

    Answer by Cynthje at 9:28 AM on Oct. 9, 2009

  • whenever the feel like it. my son didn't turn until 3 hrs before he was born. i had back labor. my daughter settled about 4 days before i went into labor

    Answer by ssnelson26 at 9:48 AM on Oct. 9, 2009

  • Usually between 34-37 weeks. If he/she hasn't by week 37 there are concerns but there is still time...And there are ways to turn the baby without having to have a c-section! My son was breech at 37 weeks and they tried to schedule a c-section but I said no I think I will wait til 40 weeks to think about that. Sure enough he turned a week later and everything went great!
    Good luck mama!

    Answer by MommyKKay at 10:39 AM on Oct. 9, 2009

  • I had my daughter at 10:19am and she got into position at about 9:55am lol. I had 8 hrs of back labor and she turned in the last half hour and came out perfectly! I was 42w 2d!

    Answer by ma2b08 at 12:09 PM on Oct. 9, 2009

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