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Engaged head - what does it mean?

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sallycinamon Thu 17-Jul-08 15:28:45

I'm 39 weeks pregnant with no.2 and just been to see midwife. She reckons 2/5s of the baby's head is palpable, the rest is in the pelvis. Does this mean labour is imminent or could it still be a couple of weeks away?


tinierclanger Thu 17-Jul-08 15:58:12

Doesn't mean a huge amount - obviously it's good that the baby is well in position, but doesn't necessarily indicate labour anytime especially soon - sorry!

sallycinamon Thu 17-Jul-08 16:10:23

Thanks tinierclanger. That is good - don't feel ready yet actually! Am hoping it will be at least a week late!

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