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Babymort has a foot lodged right under my rib, and unless I'm sitting up perfectly straight, it's really bugging me. It's uncomfortable. I tried jumping up and down, but aside from freaking my husband out, it didn't help. Any suggestions?
 

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I'd probably try ice to the area to make him uncomfortable enough to move his foot. You may also want to try hands and knees for a while, sitting on a exercise ball, a nice warm bath and if all else fails go to the chiropractor.<br><br>
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If I roll back over an exercise ball into a backbend, the baby will move down out of my ribs for a couple hours, but zie goes right back up there eventually.<br><br>
I get the rib kicks constantly. I just breathe and remind myself that *my* foot was *wedged* in my mother's rib muscles and that she was in excruciating pain (my left foot turns in to this day, though it's not a problem). This is payback and it's nowhere near as bad as I gave. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/loveeyes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Loveeyes">:
 

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Good suggestions. None of these are going to make the baby completely flip, though, right? (I'm paranoid)
 

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None of those things are going to make baby breech if that's what you mean. Other than the ice they are all tools to bring baby to optimum birthing position.<br><br>
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Awesome! Thank you, thank you, thank you!
 

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how far along are you? i had this for WEEKS until around 30 weeks, he dropped and suddenly it was all fine. maybe you are nearing that point?
 

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Ditto on the ice. Or frozen peas. Or a really cold bag of carrots. That's the only thing that worked for me. My son was really big and loved to cuddle up around my ribs. Ow.
 

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I'm 32 1/2 weeks. This seems to be an 8 PM, when I go online sort of thing. Maybe Babymort doesn't like MDC? <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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oooh! annette! the same thing happens to me--so I got a stool for sitting at the computer, a short one, and I sit like a man (manly man) so kiddo has a little more room, then no more foot in the ribs. I feel like some old geezer booze hound with a beer gut like this, but it's comfy--and good posture to boot--one can kegel like this pretty easily, too!
 

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I've been meaning to pump some air in the old birth ball. Maybe sitting on it at the pooter would help?
 

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I just got a big leather ottoman to seat at the computer (11 weeks to finish dissertation) and this way I can taylor sit while working which feels SO SO much better!<br><br>
I was going to suggest ice, but you already have that advice!
 

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Yep, the ball worked okay, but I also just did some yogic squats, as much as I could at 6-9 months pregnant. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br><br>
He would drop out of my ribs when I was squatting, but as soon as I would stop, he would pop back up again. He was a persistant little guy.
 
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