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|Until about 24-26 weeks most babies lie sideways (transverse lie).
Between 24 and 29 weeks many babies will be breech and by 30-32 weeks most babies flip head down. The head becomes heavy enough, then, for gravity to bring the head down in a symmetrical womb. The shape and tone of the womb influence fetal position as well. Too tight or loose in the muscle tone, or too much amniotic fluid or too little amniotic fluid and the baby may not be able to get head down.
About 3-4% of babies are breech at full term, from 37-42 weeks.
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