(Closed) how to get baby in a good position for ultrasound

posted 6 years ago in Pregnancy
Post # 3
622 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2011 - Vandiver Inn

I like to drink something nice and sugary on my way to the ultrasound place. Think fruit juice or soda. So far, it’s had our little girl squirming around every time. 

Post # 4
9139 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

I’ve heard orange juice works.

Post # 5
820 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Orange juice could work, but it could also make your little one too wiggly to get the proper visualizations. I ate about an hour and half before my anatomy scan and made sure my bladder was nice and full. Baby was in the top part of my uterus, very visible. I drank orange juice 30 minutes before my fetal echoradiogram and baby was movng around like a wiggle worm and the tech had a hard time getting all the measurements. I think it all depends on how your little one reacts to what you eat or drink. 

Post # 6
1474 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

How did it go?! 🙂

Post # 7
1172 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

Like the other ladies, I’ve heard juice is great.  I drank orange juice for breakfast and had an ultrasound done around lunch time, the tech kept saying “stop moving around in there!” guess baby was pretty active from the sugar 🙂  A friend of mine said she drank 3 cups of coffee before having one done… I wouldn’t recommend that…

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