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when do babies go headdown

im 32 weeks and my little guy is breached some of my friends are telling me he wont turn

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:12 PM on May. 21, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Babies can turn anytime until right up to delivery. But generally by 34 weeks most babies are head down.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 8:44 PM on May. 21, 2010

  • Some babies turn during delivery. There are all sorts of things you can do to help turn your little one.


    http://pregnancychildbirth.suite101.com/article.cfm/turning_a_breech_baby


    And just because they go head down at some point doesn't mean they will stay. Your baby could go head down tonight then flip the day before you deliver then flip again an hour before you go into labor.

    ecodani

    Answer by ecodani at 10:11 PM on May. 21, 2010

  • I guess it just depends on your baby. Mine was transverse at 16 weeks, head down at 20. Generally your OB can palpate your uterus and feel which position the baby is in. Sadly, your friend is mistaken, and your baby CAN still turn. Check out the site the PP gave. I personally would try all other options before letting an OB try a version (where they manually turn the baby...there are risks, and no guarantee baby will stay...which isn't worth it to me).

    GL! I hope your LO turns for you!
    milfalicious08

    Answer by milfalicious08 at 1:05 AM on May. 22, 2010

  • They will flip and flop even during labor. Baby may be breach when you go into labor and will be delivered head first. If your concerned check out www.spinningbabies.com
    ncbirdie

    Answer by ncbirdie at 10:56 PM on May. 22, 2010

  • my daughter has been head down most of this preg she was breach one time but they can turn and i have heard they can also turn at the last min dont know if thats true or not
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:54 AM on May. 23, 2010

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