A 27-year-old female asked:
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37wks&2days 80% effaced & 3-4cm dilated first baby -2 to -1 station sched. induction @ 39 weeks what can i do to go in active labor want to go naturally?

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Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Patience: Let mother nature do her work. Your body and your baby know when it is the right time to go into labor. There are more and more studies every day about more problems in 'early term babies' - those born from 37-39 weeks. You are not even due yet. I know you are very uncomfortable and want to meet your new baby, but the baby likes it where he or she is right now, so let them stay where they are!
Answered on Aug 4, 2013

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