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Dr. Mark Pack
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Any ideas to induce labor besides sex?

Any ideas to induce labor besides sex?

Labor: How about waiting for it to start naturally. If you are really impatient have your OB doctor decide if its okay to have a medical induction done. ...Read more

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Sex in ninth month of pregnancy to induce labor in the preferable date. Is it a good idea?

Sex in ninth month of pregnancy to induce labor in the preferable date. Is it a good idea?

May not work!: Oh, how many things we try to induce labor! sex, of course; eating eggplant; "stripping the membranes, " and on. My personal opinion is that labor starts when it starts. Even women with "favorable" cervices (thinned and dilated) may not go into labor in the presence of pitocin! naturally, if there's medical urgency to get a baby delivered, there are other tricks that can work. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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Does nipple stimulation or sex help induce labor? (im 39weeks 5days, babys head is engaged)

Does nipple stimulation or sex help induce labor?  (im 39weeks 5days, babys head is engaged)

Oh, yes!: Nipple stimulation can cause an increase in uterine contractions as well as orgasm. By the way, it won't harm the baby at all and may provide an 'express trip down the elevator chute'. ...Read more

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If I have aniexty attacks while ptegant can the doctor induce my labor at34weeks or more?

If I have aniexty attacks while ptegant can the doctor induce my labor at34weeks or more?

Depends on severity: Taking care of patients is always a risks vs. Benefits assessment. So, the question's are: how harmful to the mother and to the baby are the mother's anxiety attacks, how harmful is the treatment for the attacks, what potential bad things can happen to the mother and to the baby if an attempt to deliver before term is tried. In general, we want a baby to deliver naturally. ...Read more

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I am 40 week pregnant, is it true that sex can help to induce labor naturally?

I am 40 week pregnant, is it true that sex can help to induce labor naturally?

Prostaglandins in: Semen can cause contractions. Nipple stimulation releases oxytocin and can make u contract as well. It should be happenning soon. Good luck. Remember, if ur doctor recommends a medical induction consider it. At 42 weeks the risk of perinatal mortality doubles. There is some point at which it's riskier to not get delivered, likely around 41 weeks, and it's not like the baby is getting smaller. ...Read more

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39 weeks pregnant. Delivery scheduled 2nd July. Labor induction 6am c section if need same day eve. Need to know instructions precautions before induc?

39 weeks pregnant. Delivery scheduled 2nd July. Labor induction 6am c section if need same day eve. Need to know instructions precautions before induc?

Induction: avoid eating after midnight the evening before, be on time, and get some sleep. One of the big reasons labors fail is that the patient is too tired from being up all day and night to push effectively. Bring something comfortable to wear after the baby. If you get an epidural, kick everyone out of the room for a couple hours and sleep. ...Read more

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Can a hot shower help induce labor?

Can a hot shower help induce labor?

Soemtimes: Although other times a warm shower can make strong contractions go away. ...Read more

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