how to tell if baby is engaged in pelvis? - Mothering Forums
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 3 Old 10-28-2006, 11:59 AM - Thread Starter
 
tinkinpink84's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: germany
Posts: 196
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I heard people talking of it and it makes me wonder. i turn 32 weeks on wednesday i had an ultrasound this past wednedsay and my daughter is head down and im sure its really low by where she had the u.s doppler on my belly. It reminded me of the ultrasouns i had with my son at 39weeks. its hard to tell if the baby has gotten lower seeing as she has been low most of the pregnancy.

i know i wrote this in the due date one but im not sure that people read those or alot more would read on this one then the due date one.
another thing has anyone like when your are having a BM felt like u could push the child out like when you are in labor and they tell u the head is crowning that weird feeling of pressure etc in ur vaginal area?
tinkinpink84 is offline  
#2 of 3 Old 10-28-2006, 01:44 PM
 
JamieCatheryn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: SW Pa
Posts: 5,121
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8 Post(s)
When my DS "dropped" it made it feel funny to walk, like his head was right there between my legs even though it wasn't, labor started about a week and a half later. They won't need to tell you the baby's crowning, you'll know you will feel it (I had my hand on his head keeping track of where he was). But yeah it does feel as if the baby is ready to pop out any moment doesn't it? Really there's a lot of dialation and quite a bit of travel by pushing before you get to crowning though.
JamieCatheryn is offline  
#3 of 3 Old 10-28-2006, 02:44 PM
 
ktmelody's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Las Vegas
Posts: 509
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I only dropped with my first baby. I carried my others really low anyway, so I dont really see a difference.
If you have dropped, your tummy will probably look a little different. Plus you get that odd sensation of the babies head rolling on your cervix! YOW!!!
I dont think it matters when the babies drop as to when you will go in to labor. I feel like my babies are going to fall out starting at like 28 weeks. I have gone to term all 4 times!
Try doing some pelvic rocks to get some pressure relief!
ktmelody is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off