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When will my baby drop?

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Dr. Caren Reaves
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Everyone is different.
Most first time moms experience a more progressive dropping before labor over the course of several days. Moms who have delivered a few already usually don't drop until quite close to onset of labor.

In brief: Depends

Everyone is different.
Most first time moms experience a more progressive dropping before labor over the course of several days. Moms who have delivered a few already usually don't drop until quite close to onset of labor.
Dr. Caren Reaves
Dr. Caren Reaves
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Descent

It's impossible to say precisely when your baby will "drop" or descend into your pelvis, because every pregnancy is unique.
If this is your first baby, this process, which is also called lightening, is likely to occur several weeks before labor begins. So, between 35-40 weeks.

In brief: Descent

It's impossible to say precisely when your baby will "drop" or descend into your pelvis, because every pregnancy is unique.
If this is your first baby, this process, which is also called lightening, is likely to occur several weeks before labor begins. So, between 35-40 weeks.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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