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Transverse lie

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tessandtwins Fri 26-Jun-09 21:36:33

I'm 33 weeks and have just been told that my baby is lying transverse. I've been booked in for ecv when I'll be just under 36 weeks. I don't know much about these. Has anyone got any experience? Does transverse lie definitely mean a c section. Could the baby be at risk?

MrsHappy Fri 26-Jun-09 22:11:20

Transverse lie definitely means a section - but there is still lots of time for your baby to turn.
I don't know much about ECV, I'm afraid.

I read this a while ago. Perhaps you could speak to your midwife and maybe try the sarong thing too?

Longtalljosie Sat 27-Jun-09 08:11:03

Sit forwards, not back - on a ball if you can.

Spend some time on your hands and knees... and go swimming. There's still time, but you've got a better chance earlier on, the baby will run out of room to turn easily by 36 weeks.

castlesintheair Sat 27-Jun-09 08:13:47

I had 2 transverse lies. One turned to breech during the section, the other turned head down during labour. I had a failed ecv with my 1st who was breech. Spend lots of time on your hands and knees, cleaning floors if you are feeling 'nesty'.

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