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My baby's head has not turned down since I was 35 weeks pregnant. Does this mean I will need a C-section? My baby weighs 2691 grams.
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It is common for babies to turn their heads down by the 35th week of pregnancy, but it doesn't always happen. The position of the baby can change even up until labor begins. If your baby remains in a breech position (head up) close to your due date, your healthcare provider may recommend a C-section delivery. However, there are techniques such as external cephalic version that can be attempted to manually turn the baby into the head-down position before considering a C-section. It is best to discuss your specific situation with your healthcare provider who will evaluate factors such as the size and position of your baby, as well as any other medical considerations, before making a decision about the mode of delivery.

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Try this exercise,  may help turn baby's head down

Adopting a knee-to-chest position. Kneel on a mat on the floor, with your bottom in the air, and your head and shoulders on the floor. The aim is to tip your baby back up and out of your pelvis, to give him more room to turn around. Don't let your thighs press against your bump and keep your knees hip-distance apart. Maintain this position for about 15 to 20 minutes each day.

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Baby will likely turn towards end of pregnancy.  (Just in time!) If not, ask dr to do a VERSION on you. They give you an epidural Which numbs shoulder down. The dr and assistants lay you on table a physically turn baby to proper position.  Had it done on my 1st pregnancy on Valentine's day and my due date was mid March. I think they jumped the gun and she probably would've turned on her own, but I was happy she was head down. My (now 7 year old) was breach until 3 weeks before due date. Luckily she turned on her own. Its baby instincts is what I was told. Hope this helps

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