i will be 30 weeks on thursday, an my baby's head is in the downward positon is that ok?

Shila - posted on 03/07/2011 ( 4 moms have responded )




this is my second baby an none of this happened with my daughter. so i was just curious to why he is in the downward position at 30 weeks an i have dropped a little bit too. so what is goin on in there lol?


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Bonnie - posted on 03/07/2011




It's fine. You want your baby to be in that position. He or she is preparing for birth. It doesn't mean it will happen any time soon.

Kate CP - posted on 03/07/2011




Yea, that's where he's supposed to be. Seconds babies have a tendency to come earlier than the first (not always, though). I wouldn't worry about it. Things sound normal so far.

Tara - posted on 03/07/2011




Both my girls were head down and dropped by 30 weeks, and I was overdue by a minimum of 2 weeks with both (almost 3 weeks with my first, 2 weeks + 2 days with my 2nd). My doc said that is normal and baby can wiggle around a huge amount in the last 8-10 weeks of pregnancy. My first girl had been dropped for so long and I was dilated 3+ cm for almost 3 weeks before I had her, she actually had a little bruise exactly 3 cm on her head.. sounds like your little one is having a good time in there :D

Louise - posted on 03/07/2011




Nothing to worry about your baby is in the right position and will not move from that now. Baby will now gain weight and will not be able to turn which is what you want. As for the head dropping this is also fine too. Over the next 6 weeks the babies head will continue to drop until it is engaged. Some women will stay at this stage for a month before baby is born and some will deliver early. You have absolutely nothing to worry about it sounds as if your baby is doing everything by the book.

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