When Your Baby "Drops"
Your baby will soon be moving lower in your pelvis as you near your due date.
As you approach your due date, you may feel a change in the way you're carrying your baby as she drops lower in your pelvis, a process called "lightening" or "engagement." However, don't worry if your baby doesn't descend yet. Not all babies travel downward before labor begins, especially if this isn't your first pregnancy.
Originally published in You & Your Baby: Pregnancy.
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