do you always feel the babys head once you have began to dilate?

I just got checked this morning and I am 1 cm dilated and 60% effaced at 37 weeks. The Dr said she could feel the babys head. Is this a good sign that labor is close or is this normally the case once you are dilated?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Usually means the baby has dropped into position and is waiting so nicely for you to go into labor so he or she can come on out :) Doesnt mean you will have him in the next few days though. But hes in the position :)

  • 1 decade ago

    Usually to start dilating the babys head is down in the birth canal and this is a good sign instead of the baby still being high up. You could stay like this for the next 3 wks. or you could be 2cm on your next visit.

    Good Luck and now starts the waiting game.

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