okay, not currently pg, but the thread caught my eye..
my first birth was a posterior baby.. 2 days of contrax starting/stopping (i think 'cause he wasn't engaging properly), and then 8 1/2 hours of the most excuriating back pain that i've ever had in my life. whew! would not wish it on anyone! he finally turned either in transistion, or while i was pushing.. took 2 1/2 hours to push him out (he was 9lbs3oz)..
what i did to avoid it the second time around..
1) chiropractor is the way to go!! i totally believe that my chiro helped to avoid the whole posterior baby thing
2) i had a bit of back pain during labour number 2 (minor in comparison, but i was afraid of it worsening.. my back has never been the same since ds's birth!),so my MW gave me "sterile water injections".. which is when you show the MW exactly the spot where it hurts the worse, and then she injects sterile water at four points surrounding that spot. it's supposed to disrupt your nerves sending pain messages to your brain. it lasts for an hour or two, and you can repeat it as often as needed.. no side effects, no drugs involved. totally worked for me. the four injections sting momentarily, but worth it! MW called it "the other MW epidural" LOL (water birth being the original MW epi). you should ask your MW if she knows how to perform this technique
3) be as upright as possible during labour.. walking, squatting, sitting up straight on the birth ball
my labour with DD was 2 hours of active labour, and she wasn't posterior!
Momma to K ('01), E ('03) and A ('07)
Proud Gestational Surrogate to N (15/01/15)