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I am 28 weeks pregnant and baby is still not in head down position does she still have time to turn and wgen she does will I feel it and be able to tell?

I am 28 weeks pregnant and baby is still not in head down position does she still have time to turn and wgen she does will I feel it and be able to tell?

Yes and no: There is plenty of time for the baby to assume the proper position. You may not be able to tell after a big shift if the baby is in the right position but a quick look at the doctors office with the ultrasound will tell the story. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Pack
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can a fetus's head face down in 28 weeks of pregnancy?

Can a fetus's head face down in 28 weeks of pregnancy?

Yes: At 28 weeks, a woman is in her last trimester, the fetus can definitely begin to position itself for a vertex or head first delivery. ...Read more

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I am 28 weeks pregnant and my baby is in transverse, her head is on my left side and feet at my right side, is it ok to sleep side by side?

I am 28 weeks pregnant and my baby is in transverse, her head is on my left side and feet at my right side, is it ok to sleep side by side?

Yes: Even though the baby is transverse, its recommended that you sleep on the left side or right side rather than your back. Most women don't know the position of their baby at all times. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I'm 28 weeks and 3 days pregnant and I've been feeling a lot of pressure down there like a heads down there or a butt in my pelvic what's happening?

I'm 28 weeks and 3 days pregnant and I've been feeling a lot of pressure down there like a heads down there or a butt in my pelvic what's happening?

Baby position: yes: your little baby is probably doing somersaults and moving from position to position. When in doubt, call your OB and get an ultrasound. ...Read more

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I am 31weeks pregnant, went to the doctor for cramps and backpain, babies head was down, not dilated but I am 70% effaced. What does that mean?

I am 31weeks pregnant, went to the doctor for cramps and backpain, babies head was down, not dilated but I am 70% effaced. What does that mean?

Ask your doctor: You should ask your doctor these questions. That's what you are paying for. Also, your insurance company might have a nurse question line. For a baby to come out, you need to be dilated (the cervix where the baby comes out, needs to open from zero to 10 cm or so) and 100% effaced Effaced = cervix was thick, it needs to thin and open so the baby can come out. ...Read more

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Rhogam shot for miscarriage. Will this protect my future babies from harm until 28 weeks of pregnancy?

Rhogam shot for miscarriage. Will this protect my future babies from harm until 28 weeks of pregnancy?

Should do: good that you took it after miscarriage, within the timeframe, once pregnant again, please have good prenatal care from day one, good luck ...Read more