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do all babies get really still before/during labor?

 
randibosin

Asked by randibosin at 10:23 PM on Jan. 12, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • i don't think they get still, i think the uterus contracts them into the birth canal and there isn't enough room to move about
    angevil53

    Answer by angevil53 at 10:26 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

  • Yes, there is not much room for them to move around.

    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 10:26 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

  • Mine didn't. When I went into be induced she kept kicking the monitor around and the nurse couldn't believe how active she was.
    genagina

    Answer by genagina at 10:30 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

  • Sometimes it depends on the baby
    Drayad

    Answer by Drayad at 11:04 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

  • Not all babies, but generally speaking yes. They still move on occassion, but their movement does lessen by a great deal.
    My daughter all but froze up, but my son still wiggled around. I could feel him moving his head in the canal. Weird.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 11:20 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

  • Yes.
    EwansMommy

    Answer by EwansMommy at 11:00 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

  • My daughter didnt move at all when i was in labor i think she knew what was going on lol jk but im pregnant with # 2 and im so excited and i wonder how this one is gonna be during labor .
    alexia_09

    Answer by alexia_09 at 11:16 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

  • They don't have much wiggle room when their coming down the birth canal. The contractions sometimes lull them to sleep also... But that's why they monitor them so closely. If something were wrong they would tell you.
    Auramom24

    Answer by Auramom24 at 1:20 AM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • Nope mine were little crazy babies right before but for some yes.
    truealaskanmom

    Answer by truealaskanmom at 3:03 AM on Jan. 13, 2011