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Please tell me, once the baby's head is engaged....

(8 Posts)
Chottie Fri 26-Apr-13 17:32:10

how long was it before your baby was born? thanks

ShowOfHands Fri 26-Apr-13 17:35:39

Makes no difference to anything.

DD was fully engaged at 31 weeks, born 8 weeks later.

DS never engaged, born at 37 weeks.

polkadotsrock Fri 26-Apr-13 17:50:04

Engaged at 31 weeks, born 40+3

CareerGirl01 Sat 27-Apr-13 06:55:10

Dd1 engaged at 33 weeks - born via EMCS at 42+2, 38 weeks pg with DD2 head not engaged yet - having ELCS week on Wednesday.

TravelinColour Sat 27-Apr-13 06:58:12

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

PinkPepper Sat 27-Apr-13 07:10:11

My ds didn't fully engage till I was in the birth pool almost ready to push.

BikeRunSki Sat 27-Apr-13 07:20:10

DS was undiagnosed breech.
DD moved up and down, in and out of being engaged.

Both were emcs.

Areyoumadorisitme Sat 27-Apr-13 08:04:34

Sorry not what you were hoping for but ds2 was engaged at 38 weeks and then disengaged, was subsequently born at 42+2 via c section as he had no intention of coming on his own. We always joke that he was too comfortable in there nothing to do with the fact that he was a 10lb 2oz porker, no

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