Not engaged

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  1. Frooty

    Frooty Well-Known Member

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    Had my midwife appointment on thursday baby is head down he has been since 30 weeks but head isn't engaged yet is this normal? was 37+5.
     
  2. punk_pig

    punk_pig Guest

    Totally normal, some don't engage till active labour!
     
  3. Cupkake.Luver

    Cupkake.Luver Mommy to my Babbacakes!

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    Yup. Don't worry, everyone is different.
     
  4. sardando

    sardando Well-Known Member

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    Mine isn't engaged either, the midwife said it may not engage until labour though.
     
  5. Lea8198

    Lea8198 Well-Known Member

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    Yep. Mine both engaged early (around 35 weeks) but they were not born until just under 40 weeks so I was just uncomfortable for 5 weeks! Mine is head down but not engaged either although I have time to go yet :) I am sure your baby will engage soon :D
     
  6. soontobemom

    soontobemom Mom to Emily and Jacob xx

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    i had an appointment with my gp at 38 +2 days, head was down but not engaged and had lots of moving to do yet, her words!! i then asked can it not happen as you go into active labour, she said yeah, one good pain could do it!! DD's head engaged at about 39 weeks.
    anyway, i am rambling, could happen right before you go into labour or it could happen next week.
     
  7. Babyface179

    Babyface179 Well-Known Member

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    I literally just started a thread asking the same thing. |This is my first baby and everything I read said baby would have engaged by now. Mine hasn't and I am 38 weeks today. Midwife doesn't seem worried.
     
  8. 24/7

    24/7 Mummy to Sam & Abigail

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    My LO didnt engage until labour then dropped instantly as my waters broke. xx
     
  9. baby030611

    baby030611 Rylan Jack 07.06.11

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    Mine engaged at 33 weeks then at 37 it came back out just sat on the brim! A week later and it's slipped bck in again so u have time! :)
     
  10. sophie22

    sophie22 Well-Known Member

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    i wish i knew if mine was or not, i had an appointment yesterdat and she felt really really low and said, his head is here. a week ago he was down but she wrote 'free' in the engaged part of the notes, this time she just left it empty! but she felt alot lower and i dont know how he could be as low as she was feeling and not be engaged!
     

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