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What Happens If My Baby Does Not Move Out Of The Transverse Position
C-section: Unfortunately, a transverse position in pregnancy can be a dangerous situation. Once labor starts, typically the lowest part of the baby to enter the birth canal is the baby's shoulder. Hundreds of years ago, this situation would be fatal complication, because the baby could never fit through the birth canal...But today, a safe and timely c-section would prevent injury to both mom and baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why is my baby not moving as much at 38 weeks and don't feel like i was feeling yesturday in pain at all?
Concerned: This is a serious concern. You need to speak with your OB immediately to discuss further. You will likely need an evaluation in the l&d department with tocolytic monitoring. ...Read more
If you are pregnant.: ...and having pain and vaginal bleeding, you must get medical care ASAP. While a fetus may go several hours w/o moving, if you've felt no movement for 24 hours or more, that is also a reason to get immediate medical care. If you can't get in to see your OB, please go to an emergency department. Best wishes. Dr. Anne ...Read more
I'm pregnant in 26th weeks and from the beginning my baby not moving a lot until now, my last ultrasound was in 22 w and everything is ok ?
Probably: If your ultrasound at 22 weeks was ok, and the baby hasn't had a significant change in activity level(was moving a lot and now not at all) most likely all is well. Some babies are more active than others,and may be more active at certain times of day. If you are really concerned, a quick check-up with your doctor is the right thing to do. ...Read more
20 weeks pregnant and baby is still in transverse position facing spine. Is this an issue? My other kids were always head down. If so how to move??
Posterior Position: Pl see attached for further info. Dont worry, most babies change position before Delivery. Try to tilt your pelvis forward, rather than back, when you're sitting. Check that your knees are always lower than your hips. This is called optimal fetal positioning (OFP) and it encourages your baby into an anterior position. It changes your posture, particularly when u are sitting down. Good Luck:). ...Read more
My due date is 3 weeks away what's going to happen if my doctor sees the baby in a transverse position?
Baby can change/not: If position is transverse the OB may try a maneuver called a "version" to externally shift the baby into a more favorable position for natural delivery. If that does not work you will need a c-section. ...Read more
C-section: Babies may remain transverse for a variety of reasons. Sometimes there is a benign growth in the uterine wall or other issue that prevents movement into a normal position. Regardless of the cause, these are only deliverable surgically. ...Read more
My wife is soon about to give birth but the baby is in transverse or abridged position, what are the implications?And can she have a safe delivery?
Well...: There is alway a great chance that the baby will move and engage normally Do not panic ...Read more
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