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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Bleeding, emergency.: Short labors can lead to home births and profuse bleeding after the placenta delivers - therefore they can be emergencies requiring 911 calls and ambu ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Rapid labor: Rapid labor (precipitous labor) labor may be 3 hours & is usually less than 5 hours.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Benner
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask your provider: Some women with a history of rapid labors will opt for an induction after 39 weeks. This is usually done to reduce the chance of delivery at home or ... Read More
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Sure - talk to OBGYN: Precipitous labor and deliveries in your past make the request for elective labor induction at 39-40 weeks completely reasonable and legitimate. Talk ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This is a very: individual issue that needs to be addressed with your obstetrician/ anesthesiologist. We are simply providing general health education on Health Tap B ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
It: Is similar to labor but does not progress to labor hence the name latent or false labor. It occurs before the real labor that progresses to delivery
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
There are a number: Terbutaline ritodrine magnesium sulfate alcohol nifedipine.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Depends: If you are term > 37 weeks then regular sexual intercourse can be the most normal, natural method to bring on labor. Get clearance from your doctor ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
If they suspect.....: If you are on a CPS list as a drug user or suspected by any personnel they are required (state law) to test baby for exposure. You might clear in a we ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Women have been looking for ways to induce labor for centuries. By "term" 40 weeks of pregnancy, most women are quite ready to go into labor, but th ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Weeks
44 years experience Family Medicine
Many: Ranging from a collapsed lung to sore joints or muscles; inflammation of the heart would be more common at that age than heart attack. He should be se ... Read More
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