Avoiding babies in posterior position Avoid all reclining positions. Keep active,walk as much as possible. Take up the knee-to-chest position (sometimes called the playful puppy pose… While this doesn’t sound like much fun, scrub your floors on your hands and knees regularly. Click to see full answer. Beside this, what causes a posterior baby?Positions such as occiput posterior (when a baby is facing the mother’s abdomen) can cause pressure from the baby’s head to be applied to the mother’s sacrum (the tailbone).Likewise, how do you know if your baby is in posterior position? Your baby’s back will feel hard and rounded on one side of your tummy. Your belly button might poke out. This is the ideal position for baby to be in. Posterior baby: You’ll probably feel more kicks on the front of your tummy, your belly-button might dip and the tummy area feel more squashy. People also ask, can you deliver a posterior baby? Occiput Posterior (OP) It is safe to deliver a baby facing this way. But it is harder for the baby to get through the pelvis. If a baby is in this position, sometimes it will rotate around during labor so that the head stays down and the body faces the mother’s back (OA position).Is occiput posterior normal?Occiput posterior (OP) position is the most common fetal malposition. Before labor, 15 to 20 percent of term fetuses in cephalic presentation are OP, but only 5 percent are OP at vaginal delivery because most OP fetuses spontaneously rotate to an anterior position during labor [1-5].