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i still don't feel any contractions 24 hours after my water broke, am i still not in labor?

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Dr. Amy Herold
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: If contractions have not started 24 hours after your water has broken then labor has not likely started. For women who are group b strep negative we usually start an induction after 12-24 hours after the water has broken if labor has not occurred. For women who are group b strep positive, we start antibiotics and induction shortly after the water has broken to reduce infection risk.
Answered on Apr 10, 2019
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