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how to start contractions at 38 weeks

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cn not predict that: Could be later today could be a few weeks, i tell my pts, to call if the contractions are 5 -6 minutes apart for 2 hours in a row or if they hurt bad ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Robbins
10 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: It is possible but nothing to worry about. Time your contractions. If you feel they are becoming stronger and more frequent, then contact your ob. I ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Walking may help: If you are not in active labor by 39 weeks and your cervix is starting to get ripe i would offer you induction of labor the ideal time to deliver is 3 ... Read More
A -1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Call OB: I am unsure of your question. It sounds like you are progressing towards labor normally.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not a good idea...: Most Obs won't induce labor until at least 39 weeks. This is because babies do best when they are allowed to mature in utero. Even at 38 weeks an oc ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is highly likely you'll be admitted for delivery. Sometimes, on arrival at l&d, the contractions diminish and if all is fine with baby after an ho ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: If this is your first baby, you are not to far from the hospital and your cervix is not dilating and effacing yet, it will be a long night. Good Luck ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Labor: Patience is a virtue. Stay active, keep walking, go out to dinner with the father of the baby. Enjoy your time prior to the arrival because life will ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Unpredictable: That is completely unpredictable on an individual basis. Depending on how close your contractions are or any other symptoms you are having, you shoul ... Read More
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