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    Default Is it possible to help baby engage?... help :(

    Or at least turn head down?!

    This bubba is KILLING ME. She is always lying straight across my belly its so uncomfortable and I have sciatica and SPD so I already have my fair share of pain right now

    Is there anything you can do to help bub engage/turn?

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    Ohhh those things hurt so much but I'll give them a try. I bet I'll have this naughty baby who just never engages waaaaaaah!

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    omg nooo.. why would you want her to engage with spd. I dreaded that with the girls. It hurt so bad having a baby sitting on my wonky pelvis!

    But yeah, otherwise the things vagiduper has said are the ones I know of.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TinyLittleTootsies View Post
    omg nooo.. why would you want her to engage with spd. I dreaded that with the girls. It hurt so bad having a baby sitting on my wonky pelvis!

    But yeah, otherwise the things vagiduper has said are the ones I know of.
    I know! Its like the lesser of 2 evils for me though, I'd rather the horrible SPD than the constant feeling that I cannot move.

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    When I needed DD2 to engage I sat on the edge of my bed and bounced. For hours. She did end up going down and it was do much better. It took about four days where I spent up to three hours just bouncing. I was desperate.

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    Check out Pregnancy Exercise on FB.
    They have video on how you can turn baby. All the best!


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    Chiro, please try it!

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    Absolutely sit on a fit ball. Not even bouncing, necessarily. It just gives you the perfect posture (so I'm told). It's important not to slump at all.
    That and being on all fours as much as I could stand helped turn bub at 38 weeks when the doctors said it was unlikely she would turn being so late. But she still turned back out a few times. She was a stubborn little thing, even then.

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    I would combine all fours or fitball for turning, and also walking up and down stair sideways (a midwife at a young mums group that I used to run always recommended this), mainly for engaging.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thermolicious View Post
    Chiro, please try it!
    Oh M, I know, our good mutual friend has told me the same thing but you know how hard it is to go anywhere like that with 2 kids in your care 99.99% of the time DH is not home in time for me to go and when he is its sudden so I don't have time to make an appointment. I am going to ask the doc for a support belt when I go on Tuesday.


    Thanks for the tips everyone, I will try them all haha. This fat little baby is going to be a real diva I can tell already.


 

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