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Things To Do If Your Baby Is In The Wrong Position For Delivery

Watching your bump grow is one of the best feelings as you know you’re about to be a mommy soon. Your bump expands in size to accommodate the baby that is developing inside the womb. Sometimes there’s a slight possibility that your baby is in a unfavourable position and your delivery could have complications. It could be risky for the two of you or either of you.
Your doctor will examine the position of the baby in the final few stages of your pregnancy and determine the type of delivery method you could go ahead with. Your baby should be in an anterior position, that is head first closer to the birth canal.

Usually, most babies naturally place themselves into the birthing position but there are some who may get into a breech position. It is when your baby’s feet are close to the birth canal instead of the head. This is rather problematic if vaginal delivery is done.

Anyhow, nothing can stop you from giving birth to a bundle of joy. But if your baby is in a breech position, there are few things you can do to get your baby in a normal head-first position.

Follow the following tips recommended by gynaecologists for getting your baby in the right position:

1. Get an appointment for ‘Version’

In the 37th week of your pregnancy, your doctor is able to determine the position of your baby. If there’s a breech, he/she will apply an external pressure on the womb and that will help the baby move inside the womb. This process is called ‘version’. The best part about this method is that it works 50% of the time for sure.

2. Walking is the best exercise

If you move, your baby will move too. Long walks are recommended and stretching is great. The exercise with work on your calves and that further leads to loosening the tissues and ligaments around your uterus and pelvis. This will increase the space inside your womb and allow your baby to move so that they can attain the anterior position.

3. Prepare yourself for delivery

Babies with the foot first position, tend to exert more pressure on the tailbone which causes discomfort. You can prep yourself before undergoing actual delivery with the help of a birthing ball. All you need to do is sit on the ball with your hands and knees and exert counter pressure on your hips. It will relieve you from pain and you will be able to give birth easily.

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These are The Most Popular Baby Names of 2017 so Far

The results are in — kinda — for the most popular baby names of 2017. Now that we’re close to the end of the year, Nameberry is sharing the biggest names of 2017 thus far — calculated by looking at which names were most viewed since January in conjunction with the current baby name trends — and unlike in previous years, there’s actually a bit of change happening up in the top slots.

In the boys’ section, Asher has reclaimed the top spot from Ezra, which moved down to the fourth spot, and within the top 100 boys’ names, nearly a fifth are new compared to 2016’s list. In the girls’ corner, Olivia is still reigning supreme; however, new to the top 10 are Evelyn, Penelope, and Eleanor, and the top 100 is seeing some surprising new monikers such as Saskia and Ines.

Addison, Adrian, Alden, Aspen, August

Bailey, Bellamy, Blair

Casey, Charlie

Devon, Dorian, Drew, Dylan

Easton, Ellis, Emmerson

Finley, Francis, Frankie


Harper, Harley, Hayden, Hudson

Jamie, Jean, Jesse, Jordan

Kelly, Kennedy, Kerry

Lane, London

Max, Morgan

Peyton, Phoenix

Quincy, Quinn

Reese, Remi, Riley, Roan

Sam, Sage, Seren, Sutton



West, Winter


credits: Popsugar, Nameberry