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when does the baby flip upside down

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Do you mean when do babies roll over? Babies usually start rolling from tummy to back when they're about 3 months old, and then back to tummy is sometime after that depending on how motivated the baby is and how strong their muscles are.Other than that, babies really don't "flip" in any sort of way. Toddlers and older kids will do summersaults, but not babies.
I think she may mean in the womb. That usually happens in the thrid trimester. I know they started to check after 30 weeks with my but said he could still flip around some and it did not mean anything. He stayed head down!
Oh! Lol, jeez, this pregnancy brain I have sure makes me feel like an idiot! I guess I didn't even think of that because my baby has been head down for pretty much my entire pregnancy.Babies usually get into their "final" position by 36 weeks but even after that they can still turn on their own or can often be turned manually by your doctor or midwife. I've also heard that if a baby won't turn you can put a bag a frozen peas (or something else cold) on your belly where your baby's head is. The baby won't like the cold (and you probably won't either!) and will try to turn in the opposite direction.
I remember the moment Claire turned! She had been sideways, and then when I was about 27 weeks I was walking through the grocery store and I felt a BIG movement. I stopped and grabbed my belly and gasped because it felt so strange...like she was going to fall right out! I immediately felt more pressure on my bladder. My next ultrasound confirmed she was head-down, and she stayed that way until birth. I don't know if this is typical or not, but that was my experience.
I remember the moment Claire turned! She had been sideways, and then when I was about 27 weeks I was walking through the grocery store and I felt a BIG movement. I stopped and grabbed my belly and gasped because it felt so strange...like she was going to fall right out! I immediately felt more pressure on my bladder. My next ultrasound confirmed she was head-down, and she stayed that way until birth. I don't know if this is typical or not, but that was my experience.
I didnt feel my daughter flip. I didnt even know she was head down until I went into see my dr last week and he said that she was! I was 29 weeks when he told me that. Its all up to the baby I am thinking.

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