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Posted by: Abi | 2005/07/15

position of baby at 3 - 7 month's

Hi, I would like to know if it is normal for my baby to be in a head down position since 3 month's. I am now just over 7 month's and baby is still in this position.
Does this indicate premature labour or that something may go wrong. I was classified as having a early low placenta at 5 month's , but the midwife now thinks that it is okay. I also have a discharge straw colour with a bad smell, but again the midwife sais it is okay.
PLease let me know.

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If ther baby stays head down from early on, it does not indicate preterm labour or anything wrong.
If the discharge is smelly, it probably needs treatment.

Best wishes

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Posted by: CC1 | 2005/07/15

Hi Abi, I'm not sure if the baby is supposed to be head down form 3 months, mine moved around and did somersaults a lot before engaging in the head down position. Regarding the discharge, this is normal but if there is a smell there might be an infection. I think you need to see a gynae just to be safe - good luck!

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Posted by: Kiki | 2005/07/15

Go to the following website and you'll see what i mean http://wwwdotchclibrarydotorg/micromed/00061680dothtml

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Posted by: Kiki | 2005/07/15

As far as i know (please correct me if i'm wrong) baby is supposed to be in head down position.

it will be interesting to hear what the other ladies have to say

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