After the baby is engaged what the longest time the baby takes to come?

Natasha - posted on 04/27/2010 ( 9 moms have responded )

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My Baby is engaged and im anxious for her to come how long is it usally before they come once engaged??

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Katarina - posted on 04/27/2010

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If you mean dropped, it's different for every one. My son dropped at 34 weeks and he was born at 36 weeks. BUT, that being said depending on if this is your first baby or not they may not stay that way. The baby can be dropped for weeks before he/she makes an appearance.

Emma - posted on 04/27/2010

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if its your first they say anywhere up to four weeks but if its your second or more then anytime soon! i never dropped with my eldest little girl and my waters broke and they had to induce me! with my twins they dropped the day they were born!

Mary - posted on 04/27/2010

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I had Velocity a month after she dropped and the waitting sucked bc i wanted her so bad.....it depends everyone is different....Good luck and the wait is worth it all in the end

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Natasha - posted on 04/28/2010

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so the baby being engaged dont really matter by the time gutted feel lik it been ages now cause im like 37 weeks lol

Iridescent - posted on 04/27/2010

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My oldest never became engaged. I went over 42 weeks with him.

My second was engaged at 17 weeks and I started preterm labor. It was a fight to get to 36 weeks, with regular meds and LOTS of hospitalizations.

My third was engaged at 34 weeks, and I was in labor at 36. It got stopped several times and she was born at 37 weeks.

Natasha - posted on 04/27/2010

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yeah this is my first and she been engaged now for 4 weeks so just woundering when she would be turning up lol :D and thank you all for helping :)

Rebecca - posted on 04/27/2010

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My first dropped at 28weeks and i went in labor at 33weeks...it was stopped for 4 days and then at 39weeks i was induced. My second dropped at 32 weeks and i was induced at 39weeks. i also had 2 membrane sweeps with each pregnancy and i was still induced. Every woman's body is different but a good way to help is to get lots of walking in and sit on an exercise ball and rock side to side. This helps place pressure on your cervix to promote labor...only due this if you are further then 36 weeks though!!

Morgan - posted on 04/27/2010

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once babys head is in the proper position it can take anywere from days to weeks for baby to come.......sorry :) somtimes they move back up as well :(

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