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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Im 38 weeks pregnant with baby number 3 and I am 2 CM dilated. When will it be likely for me to go into labor?

Im 38 weeks pregnant with baby number 3 and I am 2 CM dilated. When will it be likely for me to go into labor?

Unknown: Many women who have had several pregnancies will be dilated some near the end of pregnancy. Statistically 80% or more will deliver within a week of their due date. It's hard to know when your glands will decide to sent out the hormonal trigger to labor. ...Read more

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I am 38 weeks pregnant today and I have been having diarrhea for 3 straight days now. I am 3 in a half CM dilated is this okay?

I am 38 weeks pregnant today and I have been having diarrhea for 3 straight days now. I am 3 in a half CM dilated is this okay?

Give it 3-5 days: It takes 3 to 5 days for the lining of the GI tract to regenerate itself. If the diarrhea persists beyond that, you may need to give a stool sample. In the meantime, it is very important to keep well hydrated . You are losing a lot of fluid with the diarrhea. Obviously try to keep your perineum as clean as possible. If you do so, should not be an issue with the pregnancy. ...Read more

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This my 2nd pregnancy 1 was medically induced never dilated past 2 CM this 1 i'm 38 weeks pregnant and still only 1 1/2 CM dilated what 2 do 2 dilate?

Exercise: Various exercises can help dilate your cervix. Simple walking around the block is helpful. Ding exercises with an exercize ball can also be hrlpful. ...Read more

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I'm 38 weeks pregnant 5 CM dilated and mushy cervix but no contractions. Why? How can I bring them on ? Is there any possible ways?

I'm 38 weeks pregnant 5 CM dilated and mushy cervix but no contractions. Why? How can I bring them on ? Is there any possible ways?

Being Pregnant: Stop. Your baby needs more time. These last weeks are the most important for lung development. Your contractions will happen when the baby is ready. It is not ready yet! ...Read more

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