Breech at 32 weeks? - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 5 Old 06-21-2010, 05:22 PM - Thread Starter
Mama Esq.'s Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Chevy Chase, MD
Posts: 119
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
This kid will not stop flipping around. At 22 weeks --head down, 26 weeks--head down, 27 weeks--breech, 30 weeks--head down, 32 weeks--breech. Come on and give it a rest--stop making me worry!!

The ultrasound tech said not to worry, especially if she has not been breech the entire time, but I still can't help but feel a little helpless. I started using the ironing board tilt method this weekend and am going to make sure to swim as much as possible. The weird thing is that I have felt hiccups pretty low near my groin less than 24 hours before and I even think after she was determined to be breech.

Anyone else have a flipper?

Jane -- married to Ernie since 1993, mommy to Jonah (6/03) and Noah (11/06), m/c 1/09 and 10/09 and finally due with our little girl (8/10)
Mama Esq. is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 of 5 Old 06-21-2010, 08:20 PM
graciegal's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 312
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
They can flip at any time and my MW said at 34 weeks they will -start- to get into their position. Don't worry. The worrying is worse than the breech!
graciegal is offline  
#3 of 5 Old 06-21-2010, 09:50 PM
osker's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 807
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Ugh! We've been head down this whole time... and today the midwife found her heartbeat up high. That, plus measuring 3wks ahead.. and we're headed for another ultrasound next week to look at size and placement.

She'd better flip back around by then so we can tell the midwife to stick it!

K, H, and baby E (who is now three!!!)
osker is offline  
#4 of 5 Old 06-22-2010, 06:49 AM
Nicole Starr's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Seoul, S. Korea
Posts: 148
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I've heard they can flip around up to 38, don't stress! Research Spinning Babies.

Nicole, wife to Sean, mother to Afton Reanne Evangeline, a natural birth at a hospital 8/17/2010 8lbs 9 oz 21 inches long.
Nicole Starr is offline  
#5 of 5 Old 06-22-2010, 07:20 AM
Rhannie's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Yokohama, Japan
Posts: 163
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I flipped right up until I was born. I was born really late and flipped to breech when they tried to induce my mother (failed both times). Dr. Finally agreed with my mom that I just knew it was too cold to come out of my nice warm nest Mom went home and there was a blizzard; when the snow finally cleared out I flipped back and she went into labor naturally. She claims I was her easiest birth (attempted interventions aside).
Rhannie is offline  

User Tag List

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

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not 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

Online Users: 18,953

36 members and 18,917 guests
bananabee , Boodah'smama , Deborah , Dovenoir , emmy526 , girlspn , heyxxmcfly , Iron Princess , JHardy , kathymuggle , lhargrave89 , Lydia08 , MeanVeggie , Michele123 , Mirzam , moominmamma , MountainMamaGC , mumto1 , NaturallyKait , Nessiesmith81 , oceanbluemomma , rightkindofme , samaxtics , sciencemum , Shmootzi , sniffmommy , Springshowers , sren , superseeps , Thatmom , verticalscope , VsAngela , zebra15 , zoeyzoo
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.