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A 34-year-old member asked:

is it possible to be induced @ 39 weeks if i'm over 4 cm dilated and over 80% effaced?

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Dr. Phillip Shubert
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 36 years experience
Yes--it is possible: Being 4cm dilated and 80% effaced is a good place to start an induction all things being equal. It is worth noting that fetal station may also play a role.

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A 49-year-old member asked:

3 centimeters dilated, 80% effaced, 39 weeks, how much longer?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Million $ question.: Sorry, even with that information - can't tell you how much longer it will be until your deliver.
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A 21-year-old female asked:

Can I be induced at 39 weeks being 4cm dilated?

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Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Yes: Inductions can be done after 39 weeks. It allows you time to get to the Labor floor and recieve an epidural if you desire for pain control. Talk to your OB to plan your labor for your needs. Congrats and best of luck!

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