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In another thread we talked about cleaning the floors on hands and knees. Must confess I haven't done that as much as I would like.<br><br>
I have done some dandelion digging and digging compost out of the bottom of the bin. Loving both of those activities, but I don't stay on hands and knees, I move through different positions.<br><br>
Had my 37 wk appt today and the baby has been OP two weeks in a row now. MW said to get on hands and knees and do pelvic tilts, so I did that a couple times today.<br><br>
I also noticed that at one point that whenever I visualized the baby coming out it was face up, so I am replacing that image w/ an OA baby.<br><br>
What are you all doing?
 

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I am only 30weeks and am really starting to be aware of postistioning. I am trying to do my pelvic tilts daily along with avioding recling postitions. I was told that childs pose is good and doing a little down dog can help with OP postistioning.
 

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Yoga, frog pose, modified child's pose, taylor sitting, rotating my hips in circles or side to side on the birth ball, leaning over the birth ball while doing pelvic rocks, resting on my side/belly.
 

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there is a great website that I recently visited: <a href="http://www.spinningbabies.com" target="_blank">www.spinningbabies.com</a><br><br>
I had my c-section due to a breech baby and want to avoid positioning issues at ALL costs. This website gives some great tips to flip and spin your baby into the best birthing position.
 

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Visiting my chiropractor twice per week.<br>
Sitting on my birthing ball in front of my computer.<br>
Keeping my knees below my hips when I sit on the couch.<br>
Doing pelvic tilts on hands & knees.<br>
Talking to my baby, and encouraging him to stay where we believe is currently heads down (yay - go chiro!)
 

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I've made spinning babies (site above) and optimal fetal positioning (<a href="http://www.homebirth.org.uk/ofp.htm" target="_blank">www.homebirth.org.uk/ofp.htm</a>) a way of life! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br><br>
Tailor sitting and frog sitting and birthing ball sitting...<br><br>
Always making sure I'm leaning a bit forward (using the image of the belly as a cradle for the babe)...<br><br>
Using a small pillow or folded towel to tilt my pelvis forward while sitting at work or in the car...<br><br>
pelvic tilts on hands and knees (20-40 tilts per session, at least 4 sessions a day)...<br><br>
playing with dd (or picking up her toys!) on hands and knees...<br><br>
watching tv and getting back rubs from my dh while leaning forward over a birth ball or ottoman...<br><br>
belly dancing (I've danced for years), specifically the moves the "sweep" the hips and belly around...<br><br>
yoga positions that encourage the babe to slip into that "belly cradle"...<br><br>
and I visualize her in the best birth position every time I remember. I<br>
"talk" to her a lot and remind her/ask her to use this position, especially when she is awake and wiggly...<br><br>
So far so good...but my care provider gave me the bane of a chiro who does webster technique should it be necessary. Finger's crossed though that this babe is going to drop her head down, tuck her chin, and face my back!
 

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Today I cleaned the bottom of the dishwasher.<br><br>
I've been sitting at a slight forward angle in chairs for a few months now, apparently it's not enough. I like the towel/pillow idea.
 

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And today, more digging, planting, weeding.<br>
Have the laptop on the ottoman now, leaning forward.
 

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I do pelvic tild while I read these posts.....I sit on the floor while on my laptop, I squat to pick anything up, I focus on my posture (so as to not stick out my tummy so much that my spine gets unalined)...if I sit in a chair I lean forward and not recline......sleep on my side.<br><br>
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swimming flipped my breech babe, maybe that could help positioning too. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink">
 

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Baby was OP the day before I went into labour. I crawled on my hands and knees all day, went to the chiro the morning of labour. Baby was born OA.
 
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