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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
40 years experience Gynecology
Might not drop: might not drop until labor, baby dropping has no relation to when labor will start
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
It will be faster: Second labor is likely to be faster. Position is not likely to make any difference. You should discuss your concern with your obstetrician.
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Dr. Melissa Rankin
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Your : Your fetus’s head tends to hang out in the upper part of the pelvis until the baby gets close to labor, at which point, the fetal head drops into th ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: Every pregnancy and labor is different for each woman and even for each time for the same woman. Typically the first pregnancy has a longer labor per ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Fetal/maternal size.: Large babies and small/large mothers have higher likelihood of prolonged labors. Other causes: maternal uterine fibroids, intraamniotic infections, ma ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
47 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Prolonged labor: Prolonged labor can be helped by the use of Pitocin (oxytocin) augmentation of contractions.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Multiple ways: If the labor is not "active" and is early stage non-progressive labor often ob's wait for "mother nature" to get in sync. Prolonged active labor that ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Nothing: Prolonged labor is a natural variation in the length of labor. As long as the baby and you did not suffer any lasting damage, it should be chalked up ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nasiruddin Mansury
17 years experience Neonatology
Prolonged labor: Commonest reason is the malposition os the fetus, cephalopelvic dispriportion.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
29 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Possibly: Pregnancy and vaginal delivery, even without prolonged labor can result in rectocele.

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