Q. What are the chances of normal delivery when scan report says head is not fixed?

Answered by
Dr. Arohi Anil Tasgaonkar
and medically reviewed by Dr.Nithila A
This is a premium question & answer published on Jul 15, 2019

Hello doctor,

I am 37 weeks pregnant now. Today doctor told me to get admitted everything is fine as per scanning only head is not fixed. Are there any chances of normal delivery?

Dr. Arohi Anil Tasgaonkar

Obstetrics And Gynaecology
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Hello,

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Is there any other reason why your doctor wants you to get admitted. If everything is normal with you and your baby, then we can safely wait till 40 weeks of pregnancy before taking a call for labor. There multiple factors like,

1. Whether the head of the baby has entered the pelvis (engaged head).

2. If your pelvis is roomy enough to accommodate the baby’s head.

3. Any associated medical problems in you?

All these are few factors which help us decide whether you can have a normal delivery.


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