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    Default Can you tell what position your baby is in?

    I'm almost 38 weeks pregnant and my baby has been head down for weeks now. I'm trying to work out which way he's facing as I had a posterior labour with my first DS. I've looked at he Spinning Babies website a few times but I'm just not sure of what I'm feeling. Has anyone else been able to map their baby's position?

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    I could tell with DD. She was head down with her back running down my left side. Her bum sat to the left side of my ribs and her feet were under the right side of my ribs. I could tell this because the bum felt like a big triangular firm lump and I could feel her feet jammed under my ribs on the right and when she kicked I'd often see/feel it in this area. Also when she had hiccups they always felt low down in my belly so I knew she was head down. I'd only ever feel soft movements low on the right which I think were her hands. Have fun trying to figure it out and then get your ob/dr/midwife to check for you

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    I have no idea what position this baby is in the last 2 midwifes have said breech so I'm having a scan on Tuesday some days it feels like head down but then sometimes I feel like the head is up top

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    Quote Originally Posted by mjk View Post
    I could tell with DD. She was head down with her back running down my left side. Her bum sat to the left side of my ribs and her feet were under the right side of my ribs. I could tell this because the bum felt like a big triangular firm lump and I could feel her feet jammed under my ribs on the right and when she kicked I'd often see/feel it in this area. Also when she had hiccups they always felt low down in my belly so I knew she was head down. I'd only ever feel soft movements low on the right which I think were her hands. Have fun trying to figure it out and then get your ob/dr/midwife to check for you
    Thanks for this. I think I've figured it out now too, from your descriptions. My ob confirmed what I was thinking today too

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    Quote Originally Posted by mjk View Post
    I could tell with DD. She was head down with her back running down my left side. Her bum sat to the left side of my ribs and her feet were under the right side of my ribs. I could tell this because the bum felt like a big triangular firm lump and I could feel her feet jammed under my ribs on the right and when she kicked I'd often see/feel it in this area. Also when she had hiccups they always felt low down in my belly so I knew she was head down. I'd only ever feel soft movements low on the right which I think were her hands. Have fun trying to figure it out and then get your ob/dr/midwife to check for you
    Yep this was exactly my DS.

    My body was trying to turn him during contractions - I'd have a contraction then have another peak very quickly. He ended up turning around on my way to the birth suite at the start of active labour! Nothing I did prior to labour helped.

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    Obstetrician told me at last check up...after he explained it it made sense and now i can kinda feel which bits a what....bubba is head down in anterior position. probs why the movements feel more internal like kickin my ribs, etc... :-)

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