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Baby Presents Head Down Facing Up
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
When isit up my heart beats faster and my head hurts until I sit down again I was born with alcohal infant syndrome ?
Draw a line from left armpit down to across my belly button by left rib and there is a huge mass. Doesn't hurt. Feels like a babies head or butt!
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
31 weeks pregnant, had period like cramps. Doctor checked and I was not dilated,babies head was down, and 70% effaced. What does this mean?
Head banging: Is a bad sign. Get the baby checked. ...Read more
Too heavy: The head is heavy and little babies (0-4 months) do not yet have strong enough neck muscles to control it so it sort of falls to one side. Gets better by 4 months. Older babies often do things because they figured out they can. ...Read more
Stages: Baby heads can get pretty pointy during birth--but generally look much better even after as little as 24 - 48 hours. Some babies develop flat spots or other deformities over time related to sleep position, and sometimes to other problems like torticollis, or sometimes rare conditions. Depending on your baby's age, it might be a good idea to discuss this with your pediatrician and have an exam. ...Read more
Family trend?: Small heads can be a normal family trait. So can large heads. Head growth is a measure of brain growth, but is not a measure of brain function. Some babies have smaller heads but are very smart and healthy. Your pediatrician will carefully monitor growth and development. Any problems can be dealt with in an appropriate manner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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