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My sister is now in her 38th week of pregnancy.she conceived through ivf.she has been advised for labour induction n then delivery now.is it safe?

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Need more info: Depending on your sister's history this plan may be acceptable. Please advise of the rest of her history.

Answered 5/4/2013

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Yes: Most of the time it is best to deliver the baby at or after 39 weeks, by then the baby does the best. However sometimes there are medical reasons why it is better for mom and baby to be delivered prior to 39 weeks. Delivery between 38 and 39 weeks is quite safe for the baby.

Answered 4/16/2020

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