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March 4th, 2012, 07:52 AM
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I'm Jenn, currently almost 18 wks pg- due in August. I've got 3 boys; the first 2 were vaginal deliveries, and the 3rd w/a c-section. All three of my babies have been persistant posterior.

With DS #1 I had PROM at 37 wks. He was turned and delivered w/o issues. Small little guy 5lb 4oz.

DS #2 had nuchal cord 3x around neck- forceps delivery, 4th degree episitomy, needed oxygen upon delivery, but recovered well. 6lb 4oz

DS #3 was trying to deliver chin first. Doc couldn't turn him, and his h/r was accelerating into the 200's with each push. Last ditch effort was c-section. Very healthy too and 7lb 5oz

So here I am with a pro-VBAC doc who says "go for it", which I'm planning to do. I'm here to learn about VBAC, ways to prepare for a successful one, and most importantly learn about ways to help turn or prevent another OP baby!

Any advice or tips would be MUCH welcome! Thank you!!
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March 4th, 2012, 10:13 AM
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Hi!

I am planning my second VBAC this september!

In my research I have discovered if you have an epidural and confined to one position in the bed you will have a harder time getting the VBAC.

I'm sure you know this, but with posterior baby it might be a good idea to labor on all fours, it might bet baby to move into a better position.

I am in no a way an expert, but I do want to wish you well! Good luck! I do hope you get your VBAC
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March 4th, 2012, 12:39 PM
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check out Spinning Babies Home | spinningbabies.com for ways to turn a posterior baby!
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March 4th, 2012, 01:25 PM
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Thanks so much! I have read about laboring on all fours and have checked the Spinning Babies site a bit.

Just curious if anyone has been successful in using those techniques with a posterior baby?
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