What does a midwife mean if she says 'it's at the brim'?

Answer Answer By 'lying in the brim' we mean that the baby's head is just at the top of the bony pelvis (pelvic brim) so the head is not engaged but almost certainly will be soon. As you have only 4 weeks... Read More »

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You are 38 weeks 1 been having backache and contractions and have had a show your midwife has said you're 15 to the brim does this mean you're going to have the baby soon?

What does relation to brim mean?

Answer The female pelvis is shaped like a bowl with the bottom cut off.The top of the pelvis is called the brim and the bottom is called the outlet.Towards the end of pregnancy the part of the baby... Read More »

What does brim mean when written in pregnancy notes?

Brim means that the baby is head down but just above the pelvis an not engaged. Until you go into labour.

In the column marked Relation to brim what does three fifths mean?

18 months if you are already a registered nurse or 3 years direct entry.