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Average time to"drop"???
dadslilhrlygrl posted:
Okay everyone I have a question... When do you normally start to "drop"? I was looking at my belly today and it is lower than it was yesterday. I was told that normally start that around few weeks before you give birth but I'm only 32 weeks. Even my mother said my belly has gotten lower.
korin81 responded:
I believe first time Mom's it can be 2-4 weeks, but does not indicate impending labor, but breathing gets better lol. With second and such most don't drop until actual labor!
Korin(31), DH(26), DS(4), DD(1), Khloe Madison EDD: 10/18/12
dadslilhrlygrl replied to korin81's response:
This is my 3rd child. I didn't really experince this part on both of my previous pregnancies because I ended up with Pre eclampisa with both and was induced at 36 wks and 37 wks. I have to agree breathing has gotten better but there is all that pressure down there now. I'm just worried about this one coming earlier than planned. I believe in my dreams telling me things especially when I have so many of the same kind of dream. I go to my doctor on Monday so I will find out for sure. I am just really nervous.
korin81 replied to dadslilhrlygrl's response:
This is my third as well and same with me, I didn't notice much with the first two. This one however has been engaged since 33 weeks!!! But from the outside I really can't tell a diff. The pressure can get pretty bad sometimes though! Are you going to ask your OB to check you? Mine checked me at my 34 weeks appt and said I was a dimple dilated, soft and low. I have not got checked since so not sure if any progress has been made. I may have her look at my 36 weeks appt though
Korin(31), DH(26), DS(4), DD(1), Khloe Madison EDD: 10/18/12
dadslilhrlygrl replied to korin81's response:
Yes I am going to have him check me this next time to make sure I'm still far froming having her. I am only 32 weeks now so it is way to early for her to come anytime soon. She needs to wait another 5 weeks at least!!!

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