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Baby Positioned At An Angle
Im oblique lie and im 38weeks 2days any reccomendations my midwife has pretty much said to wait till i go into labour and call straight away?
No: There are no scientifically valid techniques for alignment of the baby. There are certain manipulations that's some obstetricians can do that may temporarily shift the position. ...Read more
Same as adult: First, position them in an ambulance on the way to a hospital. But while waiting for the ambulance, maximize blood flow to brain by laying them on back in "sniffing position" to keep airway open. Raise legs so they are slightly above heart level - can use something like a pillow, not sticking way up in air. Keep your ABC's continually being assessed until help arrives. ...Read more
Flat +/- legs raised: This question appears to be in the context of cpr, basic life support, or advanced life support. Lay the child or infant on his/her back, with the head in a 'sniffing' position, and keep the airway open. If the environment allows, you can raise the legs higher than the heart and head. ...Read more
Went to docs and she said baby is in permanent head down position. and wont be flipping any more. how do babies end up bottom down then sometimes?
"Breech": A small number of babies will settle botton down in the birst canal (calledd "breech" deliveries. Usually these pregnancies are now handled by C Section! Hope this info helps Dr Z ...Read more
I am 40 years old expecting my fifth baby all four babies delivered normally ihave 23 wksof pregnancy my baby position is not ideal it is vertical ?
Confusing question: Babies are usually carried in a vertical position. Do you mean bottom first ? If so there is a chance that surgical delivery would be safer for a big baby. Yet you do have quite a while for baby to turn head down. ...Read more
How do i get pregnant, i have been trying for 7years, seen gyn, myself and hubby health is ok for babies, can any sex position or food help?
Fertility expert: Sorry you are having this struggle. Without knowing more I can only advise you see a fertility expert to get to the bottom of the issue. If you have ever been told you are overweight, have diabetes or metabolic syndrome or polycystic ovaries then weight loss is something you can work on in the mean time. ...Read more
On their back: Sleeping on the back with the head slightly elevated. You can use a folded towel underneath the head end of the mattress (not directly under the baby's head like a pillow.). ...Read more
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