3 Exercises to help baby turn and fit
To help the baby turn around and position with the head with the lower part of the head (in cephalic position) so that the baby fits and the birth is normal, and so that the risk of congenital dysplasia of the hip occurs, the embarassed can perform a series of exercises with the knowledge of the obstetrician after 32 weeks of embarrassment. Know the development of the baby with 32 weeks of embarrassment.
These exercises use the severity and promote the stretching of the ligaments that are found in the pelvis, favoring the rotation of the baby and helping to place it in the cephalic position.
Place a mattress or pillow in the floor. In the position of four supports, lower the head and lift the buttocks, falling only with the head and the arms supported in the south. You must remain in this position for 10 minutes, and repeat the exercise around 3 to 4 times a day.
Place a pillow in the room, near the bed or the sofa. With the wheels folded over the bed or the sofa, you must tilt the body from the side until it arrives with the hands to the south. Support the head in the arms, which must be on top of the lunch, and keep the rodillas firm on the edge of the bed or sofa.
You must maintain this position for 5 minutes during the first week, increasing the time progressively until reaching 15 minutes, repeating the exercise about 3 times a day.
Acostarse en el suelo con las legnas dobladas y luego elevate the chair to the maximum height that it can. If necessary, place a pillow under the back to help lift the chair. Stay in this position for 5 to 10 minutes, 3 times a day.
How to prepare for exercises
To prepare for the exercises, la embarazada must:
- Keep your stomach empty to avoid acidity or nausea. See some home remedies for acidity;
- Talk to the baby and wait for some fetal movement to make sure he’s awake;
- Wear comfortable clothes;
- Be accompanied so that the exercises are carried out correctly and without risk.
In addition to this, the exercises must be carried out all the days until the baby turns around, a position that must be verified through an ultrasound. However, it is common that the embarassed person feels that the baby turns over during the exercises.
How to know if the baby is fit
This occurs when the baby’s head begins to be introduced into the pelvis, in preparation for childbirth and occurs around the 37th week of pregnancy.
To know if the baby fits, the doctor can palpate the abdomen to check if the head has started to fit. If three or four fifths of the head are felt over the pubic area, the baby is not encajado, but if only a fifth is felt, it means that the baby is already deeply encased.
In addition to the medical examination that can confirm that the baby is fit, the embarazada can also feel a small difference as the belly is lower and that it breathes better, and that there is more space for the lungs to expand. However, the pressure in the bladder may increase, with the future mother having a desire to urinate more frequently or experience pelvic pain.
What happens if the baby doesn’t turn around before week 37?
If these exercises are performed and the baby does not turn on its own, the doctor may choose to perform an external cephalic version, which consists of turning the baby through specific maneuvers on the belly of the embarazada. In this case, the doctor administers a remedy to prevent contractions and uses this technique so that the baby turns inside the uterus and puts itself with the head below:
However, if the baby is seated, it is completely contraindicated for normal delivery, so with the help given to the woman, she will be able to give birth to the baby in this position.
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