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I'm waiting for an ECV in hospital bay

(7 Posts)
Waterjungle Wed 08-Jun-16 13:30:43

Just that really! Waiting for the consultant and feeling really jittery. Need serious hand holding.

Jodie1982 Wed 08-Jun-16 14:03:41

Oh wow your brave. I was too scared to try that in my last pregnancy, was due a scan at 36wks to see if baby had turned, luckily night before scan I felt a huge flip/turn and knew he'd turned round, felt pain in groin when walking too. Really didn't fancy a C section either.
Hope it all goes well and good luck. cake

Seeline Wed 08-Jun-16 14:07:53

I had that for DD - she was transverse.
It worked, she stayed put and all was well.
A little uncomfortable, but not painful.
Good luck!

Abetes Wed 08-Jun-16 14:09:42

I had one too. Successful and normal delivery three weeks later. Would second what Seeline had said - uncomfortable but not painful.
Good luck.

rew0077 Wed 08-Jun-16 15:12:03

I went for mine last week but the baby had already turned - no idea how I didn't notice.
Hope it goes well for you and the baby turns and stays head down.

Waterjungle Wed 08-Jun-16 15:24:42

Well that didn't work! Drugs made me feel funny but apparently the years of Pilates and ballet I have done meant my stomach muscles are to tight for the Consultant to even get a grip on him ( that's not a stealth boast by the way!). So it's a Csection for me - apparently the chances of h naturally flipping are low. Thanks for all your thoughts xxx

seven201 Wed 08-Jun-16 16:00:55

I had one on Monday and it didn't work. Got my caesarean booked for next Wednesday. At least we can say we tried!

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