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When is my baby likely to drop?

It's impossible to say precisely when your baby will "drop" or descend into your pelvis, because every pregnancy is unique. If this is your first baby, this process, which is also called lightening, ...

www.babycenter.com/404_when-is-my-baby-likely-to-drop_1460217.bc

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Before Labor Begins

Has the baby dropped yet? Friends and complete strangers are asking the same question. What are they talking about? How will you know? By the end of pregnancy, the baby is likely to take a position ...

www.babiesonline.com/articles/pregnancy/beforelaborbegins.asp

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Upside: Good article on how your baby may move prior to labor
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Dropping or lightening during pregnancy

At the end of the third trimester, the baby settles, or drops lower, into the mother's pelvis. This is known as dropping or lightening. Dropping, unfortunately, is not a good predictor of when labor ...

www.revolutionhealth.com/articles/dropping-or-lightening-during-pregnancy/aa88159

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Dropping or lightening during pregnancy - Yahoo! Health

At the end of the third trimester, the baby settles, or drops lower, into the mother's pelvis. This is known as dropping or lightening. Dropping, unfortunately, is not a good predictor of when labor ...

health.yahoo.com/pregnancy-resources/dropping-or-lightening-during-pregnancy/healthwise--aa88159.html

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Upside: Helpful information on baby dropping; short article
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Your Body's Change and Baby's Growth, 37-40 weeks

Your baby is now fully developed. The skin is smooth and whitish to bluish-pink in color. The body becomes plump as weight increases. Fingernails may grow beyond the fingertips. The bones of the ...

www.pregnancy.org/article.php?sid=1587

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Upside: Helpful article on what to expect in your last month of pregnancy including information on when your baby will drop
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Lightening

What will happen when lightening occurs? During pregnancy, your baby is high up in your uterus. As your pregnancy progresses, the top of the fundus will get higher and higher until you will likely ...

www.i-am-pregnant.com/encyclopedia/Pregnancy/Lightening/

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Upside: Short article on when your baby will drop
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When does a baby drop in a subsequent pregnancy?

I Have read a lot that if you're one your 2nd, 3rd baby Baby feeding patterns usually don't "drop" before labor or if they do it's like days before.

www.medhelp.org/forums/WomensHealth/messages/6604.html

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Upside: Community postings on when their baby dropped
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Signs of Labor

Lightening ~ aka the baby dropped ~ You may notice one day that there is a space between your breasts and abdomen that you didn't notice yesterday. As you get closer to your due date, the baby will ...

www.storknet.com/cubbies/childbirth/labor.htm

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Upside: Article discussing the various signs of labor including when the baby drops
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Lightening in Pregnancy

Towards the end of your pregnancy, your baby will move down into the pelvis to prepare for labor. This is called "engagement", "dropping" or "lightening." Having the baby engaged in the pelvis is not ...

www.birthingnaturally.net/pregnant/concerns/light.html

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Upside: Short article on having your baby drop
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Lightening During Pregnancy as an Early Sign of Labor

Lightening during pregnancy actually refers to the term used to describe the baby engaging in the pelvis before vaginal birth. It is thus named because as the baby moved down from under the rib cage, ...

www.givingbirthnaturally.com/lightening-during-pregnancy.html

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Upside: Helpful article on lightening as a sign of early labor
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