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A 39-year-old member asked:

what should i do if i think i am going into labor before i am full-term?

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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Call: Urgency will depend on how far along you are. Before 34 completed weeks your doctor will want to try to stop labor or prolong pregnancy long enough to mature the babies lungs and prevent infections to give your baby the best chance.
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Go to L&D at once: Go to labor and delivery at your local (or delivery) hospital for "labor check" right away. If you are correct, it can often be stopped with medications, and if not, depending on #weeks along, things can be done to prepare for premature delivery.

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A 19-year-old female asked:

What are some ways to make your self go into labor at full term?

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Dr. Adam Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
No tmuch: There are whole bunch of urban legends out there, but none really work. Talk to your obgyn about an induction of labor. Good luck!

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