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If i'm in early labor (3cm) and baby hasn't dropped yet could a reason be that he is to big to fit through my pelvis because i was checked today and the nurse said he is high up?

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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: May not be in pelvis

The OB provider who did the exam knows not only dilatation and effacement (thinness) of the cervix but also station of the presenting part.
It might be that the fetal part is not even in the pelvis yet so concerns about size might not be warranted. It could be rather that the baby is in some position other than head first. A patient should ask for input after an ultrasound or exam by OB physician.

In brief: May not be in pelvis

The OB provider who did the exam knows not only dilatation and effacement (thinness) of the cervix but also station of the presenting part.
It might be that the fetal part is not even in the pelvis yet so concerns about size might not be warranted. It could be rather that the baby is in some position other than head first. A patient should ask for input after an ultrasound or exam by OB physician.
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