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Back to back baby - kneeling chair
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Posted 17 September 2019 - 08:34 PM
Hi ladies. I am really desperate. My baby is lying back to back. I know that this position is not optimal for good labour. I want to my baby turn. I am trying everything. Sitting on ball, cleaning the floor on all four, spinning babies. But I want to to try really everything what can help. I 've heard of a rocking chair – kneeler rocker by Jill Sutton. Someone was using it? I'd like to get a similar one. Do you have a picture of it? I don´t know what it looks like. I would like to buy similar type of kneeling chair, but I don´t know how to choose, because I don´t know how look original.
Posted 25 September 2019 - 09:39 PM
Most posterior positioned babies fortunately turn into the anterior in labour, a posterior position is quite a common presentation for a first time mum with lovely tight abdominal muscles.
If the baby's head is well engaged there is probably not a lot of turning it will do now until labour.
Squatting and sitting on a fitball may help and avoidance of sitting in a big soft comfy chair where your pelvis drops back into the chair might help too.
Getting the head as low as possible for the onset of labour is a bonus too...once again squatting and sitting with legs open on a ball might help.
Good luck.....my first was not posterior but it was horrendous, the next 4 were all posterior and so so much better.
Posted 25 September 2019 - 09:47 PM
Good luck, my first baby turned during labour but oh my god the back pain was worse than the contractions before he turned. I tried everything in the final few weeks. In retrospect I wish I’d just relaxed and enjoyed those last few weeks more :-) Labour was tough but it ends soon enough:-)
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