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mommyin2011 posted:
Im 34 wks and baby is heads up! OB said if she hasn't turned by my 36 wk, c-section it is! My DS was head down before 30 wks. I really do not want a c-section. Is there anything I can do to get her to turn?

Me (29) DH (30) 3 fur babies - DS 7/31/11 - 2nd baby due 7/20/12!! PINK TEAM :)
htots responded:
A midwife gave me some tips. She said play music to the bottom of your uterus and shine a flashlight down there as well. baby should want to move towards the music and light. Also didn't sound very comfortable but she said lay an ironing board against a couch and literally lay upside down. Baby may prefer to sit upright so obviously laying upside down would cause her to flip.

I don't know if they work or not. I haven't really tried them yet I am 30 weeks now.

Good luck! I hope your little one flips!
expectingsept2010 responded:
My in-laws are both chiropractors and my mother in-law says she has turned many babies. You may want to check with a chiropractor? Also, when I was expecting last time in 2010, my baby was breach until 3 or 4 weeks before I had her too...and my midwife suggested laying upside down and I tried it and it must have worked because she turned. Good luck!
Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi mommy -

My sister had a version with her first child to turn him.

Has your OB mentioned this as an option?

External Cephalic Version

I was there when she had it done, she was getting frustrated with the doctors, as they were pushing on her abdomen they were chatting about golf with her husband!

~To be a child is to know the joy of living, To have a child is to know the gift of life.~ Author Unknown
mommyin2011 replied to Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff's response:
thanks for the suggestions. I will try the light and music tonight. as for the doctor turning the baby, it sounds painful...but I will ask if they will try before doing the c-section. I will find out Thursday is she has turned or not..wish me luck
Me (29) DH (30) 3 fur babies - DS 7/31/11 - 2nd baby due 7/20/12!! PINK TEAM - Natalie Rose
mommyin2011 responded:
SHE TURNED!!!! im so excited!!!! and Im already 1 cm!!!
Me (29) DH (30) 3 fur babies - DS 7/31/11 - 2nd baby due 7/20/12!! PINK TEAM - Natalie Rose
htots replied to mommyin2011's response:
YAY!! Good to hear

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