10 Early Signs of Labor

Early Sign #2: Baby Shifts Position

As the time approaches for the big day, the baby will shift its position in the womb to make it better prepared for the exit. It will turn so that its head is pointing downward and will also sit lower down than before. This will usually happen around two to four weeks before birth, but it will not occur until labor after the first birth.

This can cause the patient to urinate more frequently because the baby is now pushing against the bladder. The patient is also likely to be waddling more than they were before. This movement is not without its positives, however, because less pressure on the lungs means that the patient can also often breathe easier.

Early Signs Of Labor

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