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why during labor do my babies always have a hard time getting past my pelvic bone

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4 years ago
Is there anything I can do to make it easier for my next baby to get past my pelvic bone?

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3 years ago
Are you talking about shoulder distocia (where the shoulder actually gets stuck behind the bone) or just that your babies have big heads?  I'd say have an active labor - walk around a lot to get it to settle.  You might try squatting when you're pushing, too - that position really opens your pelvis up (and allows gravity to do it's work, too!).
3 years ago
im not really sure my 8 month old alissa got stuck during labor but she was a big baby she was like 7 and a half pounds anyways i got in the water and tryed squatting and it was hard to get her out but eventually i pushed really hard and she came out anyways i would recomend no epidural because then your bottom half so you cant feel to push
3 years ago
I have the same problem. Have you every been checked for a "normal" pelvis? We didn't know with my first that there was actually a rotation in my pelvis that made it unnatural for me to deliver "normally" (of course, I still delivered naturally, but permanently damaged my pubic bone...). I know for this one to be prepared! (the doctor will know what to expect, and can rotate the baby to match my anatomy. I would see a physiotherapist or osteopath to get checked. They are better then a general doctor at finding these things!

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