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Im past my due date

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Maybe early labor: Lower belly tightening sounds like it could be contractions. Since you are term, just keep an eye on it. If you have the tightening every 5 min for an ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Try "nipple stim": Consult your obstetrician, midwife or nurse practitioner and ask for their simple instructions regarding the technique , frequency and duration of " ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Talk to your doc: Your doctor will probably talk to you about induction soon. We usually schedule induction about 1 to 2 weeks after your due date. It is usually bette ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually: We give 10 mg probers for 10 days the sometime thereafter it will start!
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: As in the non pregnant state when diarrhea is involved, rectal hygiene prophylaxis (hand washing and rectal clensing) is essential. In labor, given th ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
ABSOLUTELY NOT !!!!!: I have done over 5000 deliveries and a recent study shows that the ideal time to deliver is 39-40 weeks. Once u go past your due datethe baby has more ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Estape
29 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
No: Irregular periods are common. If you have never had sex and you are not on birth control pills then this is not uncommon. If it continues, see your gy ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Are you worried you may have broken your water? If that's at all a concern go to l;d to get checked asap.
A female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
Better pain treatmen: There are better pain treatments than feeling the need to drink alcohol to make the pain go away. You could try exercise, yoga or any other treatment ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
No: most women do NOT deliver exactly on their due date. EDC means ESTIMATED date on confinement. some deliver before the date and some after.

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