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  4. me and my partner Jay kohlman are currently are on an adventure to have a child. our stuggle with our last one was its head got stuck on its way out as it came out feet first. is there labour position to try next time? :D any tips is helpful :-)me and my
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me and my partner Jay kohlman are currently are on an adventure to have a child. our stuggle with our last one was its head got stuck on its way out as it came out feet first. is there labour position to try next time? :D any tips is helpful :-)me and my

me and my partner Jay are looking to have our 3rd child in mid march-may 2016, we are super stoked about this. My question was about child birth but if you can help answer anything about toilet training that would be helpful thanks.

Ruth ...
Answer: To answer your 1st questions - it sounds like your baby was in a Breech position (usually bottom first) last time and the head was slow to come out at the end of your labour. For this pregnancy the important thing to do is attend all of your antenatal appointments and enjoy your pregnancy. The position of the bay - head or bottom down is not usually a concern till after 34 weeks - and even then nothing is usually done until after 36 weeks as the baby is likely to turn of their own accord before then. The idea is to get your baby head down before you get into labour. If at 36 weeks your baby is still in a breech position there are a number of exercises and positions and exercises that you can try to encourage your baby to turn around (usually involving your head being lower than your bottom, or being on your hands and knees). Talk with your midwife or care provider about the best positions and exercise that you can do to encourage your baby to turn. You may also want to ask them at the time about other options such as seeing an acupuncturist or chiropractor or talking to a doctor about assisting your baby to turn with a manoeuvre called and ECV- external cephalic version. If your baby is still bottom first when you go into labour then it is a good idea to stay mobile and upright - so walking around, squatting and kneeling to allow for your baby to navigate your pelvis as easily as possible are all good ideas and then try to be as relaxed as possible in the labour to allow your body to work to its best potential to birth your baby. Toilet training- if you can let us know specifically what you want to know that would be helpful :) Kind regards, Ruth
Answered: 12 Aug 2015