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I want to start out by saying I totally expect this LO to turn in the next 10 weeks, so it's less of a worried thing than a curiousity. DD was breech until 37 weeks or so and then she turned (funny sensation!). I'm just noticing how different it feels and I can tell where the little legs are and the little hands that often punch down by my bladder or even on my side. Isn't it so funny to imagine them in there? Who that will be? I watch my belly sometimes and there is so much movement. I just wish she would stop pressing against my stomach. It makes me feel both sick and dizzy! I'd thought for a week or so that she wasn't moving enough because I didn't notice it so much, but when I actually look, she's moving a ton! Now I know though why my heartburn hasn't been as bad yet. I'm pretty happy about it, actually.<br><br>
Anyone else getting funny sensations? Anyone else waiting for a baby to turn? Of course, it's still so early in this regard!
 

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This little guy only recently started moving into the head down position. I can't say I felt him do it all at once, it was just I started noticing the kicks going more midline. At 26 weeks he was transverse, head to the left and feet to the right. At my 30 week appointment my OB felt like he was then mostly head down - with his head near my left hip, his butt towards my spine, and his feet in the upper right quadrant. Most of the movement I get is in the upper right quadrant to about my belly button, except for the occasional "jump" where I feel like he's hitting me everywhere. I get very few movements to the left side.
 

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I had no idea how my baby was positioned. At 20 weeks the baby was feet down (kicking my cervix and bladder all day long) at about 26 weeks most of the movement was on my sides at about my (old) waistline. If I was laying on my side sleeping DH would only have to rest his hand on my side to get some good reassuring kicks and nudges.<br><br>
I guess that made me think the baby was somehow laying across my whole front (since the low movement had almost completely stopped) but my MW said the baby was head down with it's butt on one side and she felt some sharp kicks on my side so she said the it was just kind of reclined out in an upside down "L" shape at that moment so it's feet were kicking out on my other side. I guess that make sense because the sharp bony jabs have been on my right side and the rolling nudges have been on my left. Last night it was almost like the baby was "walking" up and down my right side, I had to roll over.<br><br>
She was used a fetalscope and picked up the heartbeat right away in the exact place she thought the back should be.
 

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I don't quite know my baby's position- last appointment (s)he was head down face out. I am still feeling most movement in the lower left side- some other places but mostly there. Ao maybe baby's back is against my lower right? I have no idea but that is my favorite part of the mw appointments (in a few days!) She tells me the baby's position.
 

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I'm assuming my baby is transverse, with head to the left and feet to the right. I feel almost all movement in the bottom right of my belly. Once there were a few kicks up in the ribs, but baby moved back down. I also feel a lot of pressure on my bladder, not sure if that's hands, head or what.<br><br>
DS was head down at the 20 week U/S and I'm pretty sure he stayed that way the whole time. So it's different this time, plus I have to U/S to base what I am feeling off of.<br><br>
I assume baby will move head down, but I am thinking of looking into some of the exercises/movements I can do to get this baby head down.
 

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Mine is transverse (head on left, bum on right) though they called it breech at my ultrasound last week. I think he moved his head a little lower last night, but it is still on the left side.
 

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For me, baby A is head down, and baby B breech. I feel movement everywhere.<br><br>
I do not think baby B will flip...not much room in there with both.<br><br>
My son was frank breech, and I spent a lot of time on my head trying to get him to flip. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin"> Didn't work, unfortunately.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Mine is transverse (head on left, bum on right) though they called it breech at my ultrasound last week. I think he moved his head a little lower last night, but it is still on the left side.</div>
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<b>Punquin</b> I am curious- since you know the position clearly via u/s- where do you feel movements and what kind? Thanks, I am trying to decipher this language <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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I felt my baby turn headdown a few weeks ago. It was the coolest feeling! I wasn't sure if he'd stay that way, but so far so good. I had a Dr's app't this morning and he was able to confirm it. I REALLY hope he doesn't turn back.
 

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I am a little mystified by everyone's descriptions. My little guy does not stay in one position. At my last appointment, the student midwife wanted the head midwife to check the position, and he had already turned from head down to transverse. At my BPP a couple weeks ago, we watched him turn from breech to head down over the course of an hour. I guess Jareth is just a super active baby. You should see how my stomach jumps all the time. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I am a little mystified by everyone's descriptions. My little guy does not stay in one position. At my last appointment, the student midwife wanted the head midwife to check the position, and he had already turned from head down to transverse. At my BPP a couple weeks ago, we watched him turn from breech to head down over the course of an hour. I guess Jareth is just a super active baby. You should see how my stomach jumps all the time. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"></div>
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That is good to know. 3 weeks ago my mw said the baby was still changing positions all the time. I am not sure at what point it gets into birth position- maybe not for a good while still?
 

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This kiddo has been head down for at least the last 4 weeks (according to midwife and me). He will switch sides sometimes. But, his head is riding very low in my pelvis. I can feel when he gets the hiccups down there.<br><br>
As of yesterday, he was on the left side, with his back facing left/out, his head down in my pelvis on the left side, and his feet (at least 1) extended under my right ribs. I can feel him kick up under my sternum and over to the right side of my ribs and every once in a while under the left ribs. He is in an 'L' position, too, it seems.
 

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My baby is what the u/s tech called Frank Breech. His head is on my left side and his butt is down and he kicks my right side. it's a VERY odd sensation and he's been like that for a while. I can't lay on my left side because he gets super pissed.<br><br>
My dr said 50% of babies are breech right now and only 2% end up that way at birth so I'm just a little worried <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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My baby mostly hangs out in head down, but is also a little mover (and shaker <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">). I'm pretty sure he's transverse right now. I've been sick at my stomach for the last two days, and he's been really move-y. (Not just active, but actually fully changing position a lot.) I wonder if my tummy troubles are bothering him somehow. In any case, I'm sure he'll move again. I think I "show" more when he's transverse, and my belly seems to shrink a bit when he gets back to the head-down position.
 

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At around 22 weeks, my baby was transverse. At that time, I had an anterior placenta and wasn't feeling much in the middle - mostly lower and side kicks. Now he's directly in the middle and I sometimes feel a few punches at the bottom. I had a check up today and my doc said that she could kind of feel the head at the bottom, but it was still too early to tell - I'll be 28 weeks on Saturday.<br><br>
At my 30 week check up, I'm hoping that she'll be able to tell more.<br><br>
But he's a BIG kicker, rumbler, everything. I LOVE watching my belly and seeing the movements. He was very active last night (had spicey mexican for dinner <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink">) and I had DH put his hand on my belly. Once he did, the baby went crazy! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love">
 

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For some reason it really freaks me out when he does somersaults or flips. it just feels so creepy!! I had polyhydraminos with DS2 so I didn't feel a lot of movement (they have so much fluid to float in that you can't feel them a lot). But this baby moves SO MUCH.<br><br>
Also, I felt hiccups in my cervix yesterday, so maybe he has moved?
 

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My LO has been sitting breech with his back to my right side for a couple of weeks. It is so strange to me that he's been that way so much (I can feel his hiccups on my right side always, and during my recent u/s the tech confirmed his position while he had hiccups). He is moving a lot (arms and legs?), but not turning a lot like his older brother did. My older DS was transverse until about 38 weeks, BTW, but would switch sides every day or two before that.<br><br>
I wonder what it says about their personalities... my older DS is a full body constantly moving kind of kid, still. Maybe this new one will like to sit and work with his hands... that would be nice!
 

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At 28 weeks the baby was breech. Now at 31 weeks he is head down. Honestly, movements don't feel that different to me head up or down. Just feels like an octopus with fists.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;"><b>Punquin</b> I am curious- since you know the position clearly via u/s- where do you feel movements and what kind? Thanks, I am trying to decipher this language <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"></div>
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His head is on my left against my placenta (anterior), facing down. I get lots of elbows and headbutts there. You can see my belly is bigger where his head is.<br><br>
His bum is in the upper right and sometimes he really sticks it out. When he does, I can hear his heartbeat with a normal stethoscope. I get kicks everywhere on the right down to my cervix (some may be punches on days when his head is lower - I swear I feel fingers sometimes!) He really moves his legs a lot - from my right, all the way to his face on the left.<br><br>
You can see in the video that his feet move over to his face. You can also see his placenta on his head (and the cord in the right side of the view towards the end).<br><br><a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/punquin/4133770055/" target="_blank">http://www.flickr.com/photos/punquin/4133770055/</a>
 

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This baby was head down a month ago, but transverse today. MW said it threw off my measurement because s/he's not pushing on the top of the uterus. She turned him/her in order to get a listen, but s/he wouldn't stay still long enough! She thought maybe s/he is posterior (back towards my back), because everywhere she would put the fetoscope, it would get kicked away! Pretty funny how active this little one is. Kinda scary at the same time...I mean, I thought newborns sleep all the time, right? I can't even imagine a new baby doing all the moving around that is going on in there. And when they do move around a lot, it seems like they are usually discontent. Hard to reconcile with what I see and feel happening in my belly.
 
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