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Posted by: Baby | 2010/08/15

2nd Time

I am pregnant with my second child and this pregnancy has been completely different. I understand no two pregnancies are the same but I am quite surprised at just how different it has been.
My question is from about how many weeks does a baby generally turn into a delivery position. Head down? With my first from very early on at every ultrasound he was head down. I am now 26 weeks pregnant and this baby has his head under my ribs and is almost standing on my bladder. I do not feel movements like I felt with my first and with this baby the movements are very slight. With my first baby I could often see him somersaulting and moving about. I have not seen this with this baby. Only little kicks and thats all. I have not yet seen my whole stomach move like it did with my first. Could something be wrong. According to the ultrasounds the baby is growing well and has a good heartbeat. What could be the reason for him not moving so much?

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If the baby has not settled in the head down position by 34 weeks, then there would be caused for concern. If the scans are all normal, he is probably just a quieter baby.

Best wishes

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Posted by: gynaedoc | 2010/08/16

If the baby has not settled in the head down position by 34 weeks, then there would be caused for concern. If the scans are all normal, he is probably just a quieter baby.

Best wishes

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Posted by: gynaedoc | 2010/08/16

If the baby has not settled in the head down position by 34 weeks, then there would be caused for concern. If the scans are all normal, he is probably just a quieter baby.

Best wishes

Reply to gynaedoc
Posted by: gynaedoc | 2010/08/16

If the baby has not settled in the head down position by 34 weeks, then there would be caused for concern. If the scans are all normal, he is probably just a quieter baby.

Best wishes

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