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When should the baby be head down?
For the past 2 weeks the baby has been head down... I am currently 30 weeks pregnant... is that too soon for the baby to be head down, or does it really matter?  I'm assuming that if it wants to it can still move around....
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218701 tn?1248229855
I think it's only of concern if your baby isn't in the head down position by 36 weeks. It's fine if baby is that way now. :)
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883151 tn?1245518109
THere is no specific time the baby should turn. I mean there is but it can never be too early only too late. Don't worry about it. It's good that the baby is already head down. No cause for concern as you get closer to your due date. My first was a s s down until like two weeks before and they weren't sure he would turn cuz I was so small but he did. It's okay if the baby is already head down. THat doesn't mean he's gana fall out or come way to early or anything. Just means he's ready when your body is ready to give him up.
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Head down is obviously better than butt down. But my lil princess has been head down since 24 weeks. Because she has been head down for so long and sitting low, it has caused some "issues" for me. But at 30 weeks there is no harm. Better head down than butt right?? If your doctor doesn't seemed concerned than I wouldn't worry about it! :)
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470885 tn?1326332637
DS was head down at 30 weeks - I don't think it matters when it happens as long as it does...

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689265 tn?1251133687
this is definitely, in itself, not an issue. i've had 3 babies and all of them were head down the first time they checked ( from around 22 weeks ) and they were all overdue
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461781 tn?1285613081
My baby has been head down for weeks now too...I've been noticing that he'll shift his head and suddently I GOTTA GO PEE!  Not the greatest thing ever. But its fine other than that.
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910870 tn?1243173491
  my daughter was head down for two months before i had her, an i never had any problems with my whole pregnancy. dont worry bout it they all do it at different times. just be glad she/he did
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613536 tn?1294242047
great thanks ladies!
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