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38 Weeks Pregnant Induce Labor By Masterbating
How effective is stripping the membranes during pregnancy? I'm 38 weeks, dilated to 3, 50% effaced, 2nd pregnancy!
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
Im 24 wks 4 days pregnant cervix is shorten measuring 1cm how long will it be before I go into labor ?
Nothing proven to wo: work, but your doctor can induce you anytime after 39 weeks gestation depending on your specific situation ...Read more
35.1 weeks preg, 3rd baby.3cm/80% effaced. Constant cramps/contracrions. How quick till active labor does it usually take? Does that start at 4cm?
Question not clear: If effaced 80% with constant cramps i hope you are in a hospital under treatment. At 35.1wks, your chance of having a baby in the ICU on oxygen or a ventilator is >50%. Labor can be stopped to give your baby enough extra time to be ready for delivery. If you are not at a hospital, call now or go to the hospital. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 38 1/2 weeks pregnant 50% effaced and dilated to a two, 4th pregnancy, how soon will labor possibly start?
Im 36 weeks pregnant I've been having diarrhea, nausea, and im guessing braxton hicks. No mucous plug since 30 weeks and dilated to 3cm. ?
Pl call your Doctor: If you are 36 weeks pregnant and already 3cm dilated, this diarrhoea may cause you to get dehydrated and cause contractions. The baby is not full term , please call your doctor to see if you need to be hospitalised get hydrated with IV fluids and be checked to make sure you are not dilating more . Meanwhile start hydrating yourself with fluids. ...Read more
Am 14 weeks pregnant.Is it safe to masturbate and have orgasm at this stage?had missed miscarriage at 9.5 weeks before.can orgasm cause miscarriage?
Possibly: Some doctors will wait until the 41st or 42nd week to induce. Ask yours. ...Read more
36w5d preg today.received last p17 shot a week ago.removed emergent cerclage 36w3d,2-3cm dilated 60% effaced.baby engaged.approximately when deliver?
Impossible to say: Once a cerclage is removed it is normal to expect delivery very soon but it is possible that you will not go into labor until your due date. I have even had patients who had to be induced. Babies seem to come in their own time.There is just no way to know. Best wishes to you and the baby. ...Read more
23 weeks pregnant , having menstrual - like cramps, but lighter.My ob said its urinar infection or false contraction.. Can it be preterm labor sign?
UTIs & contractions: Yes, a UTI (urinary tract infection) can be associated with early labor, so it's good you are being checked. False contractions may get your attention, but they don't typically become worse over time. If you have worsening or more rapidly occurring cramps - and certainly if you have a gush of fluid from the vagina - you may be in early labor. Monitor yourself carefully and get checked if needed. ...Read more
I am 36 weeks pregnant, 4cm dilated, 50% effaced have lost mucus plug, have uterine irritability & just developed menstrual like cramps. Labor soon?
Maybe : If your contractions are regular approximately 5 minutes apart or your water breaks you should head to the hospital. ...Read more
35 weeks pregnant 2 CM dilated 80 effaced with pre-term labor scare at 30 weeks, am I more likely to go into labor in days or weeks?
Unpredictable: If you've had vaginal births in the past or preterm births in the past, then the likelihood of early delivery is greater, but I have also had patients get up to 4cm and just stay that way for weeks, delivering ultimately at term. It is somewhat unpredictable, but with your cervix as it is, you should be closely followed by your OB. No steroids needed at this point. NICU care if born early. ...Read more
I am 38 weeks pregnant baby is already engaged but is position roa ceph. Will this cause labor to delay?
33 weeks been in hospital 2 days now on medicine to stop contractions cervix shorteneing contractions worsening what's next? Not gettin any answer
In the US: Your OB would have already explained that to u, in the us we sometimes give steroids at that gestation to try to increase lung maturity and a medicine change will be tried, if your labor can't be stopped then u will be delivered and the neonatologist will be there to take care of the premature baby, please make your docs explain the plan to you. ...Read more
38 almost 39 weeks preg. 1 CM dilated 40 effaced. Contractions regular 1 min long 8 mins apart. How can I cause myself to go in to active labor ?
I am 80% effaced n 3cm dilated only 33 weeks and 4days pregnant third pregnancy all 1yr apart given steroids for bbys lungs delivering soon? How soon?
Maybe not: Many women at 3 cm can last a few weeks. Especially since it's your 3rd pregnancy. Obviously, there's a chance you could deliver preterm, but there's also a chance you could go to term. That's good docs gave steroids. Watch for signs of labor and leakage of fluid, in addition to baby's fetal movement. No one can say when you'll deliver.... Hopefully it's at least 4-6 weeks from now! ...Read more
Had a medical abortion at 14 weeks. 3 weeks after , 2 hpt were negative. However, i feel "gassy" stomach. Baby kicking? Possible continued preg?
37 weeks and 6 days pregnant. 4cm dilated. 60% effaced. Lost mucus plug. False labor yesterday. How much longer until true active labor?!
First or subsequent?: The onset of "true" labor is difficult to predict, however, sounds like you are very close. If you've had a vaginal birth before, it's likely to go faster the next time. If this is your first, then it could take an extra day or even week! Stay calm and let your contractions do their job. Your cervix will dilate, and/or your membranes will rupture! ...Read more
Clear water drops and one time small fresh blood spot period like cramping is it labor or something else at 38 weeks pregnancy?
Obgyn evaluation: You will need to contact your Obgyn to arrange an evaluation. Since you are near term you will need to make sure you did not break your water. You could just be dilating and passing your mucous plug. An evaluation will be needed to determine what is going on. ...Read 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
No evidence: Karo corn syrup has never been studied as an agent to induce labor and likely never will. I would not recommend attempting labor induction at home without consultation with your provider. Karo syrup will likely just cause elevated blood sugars and i would avoid it, in pregnancy...And in life, really. ...Read more
39 weeks: Labor can be induced at anytime. Sometimes we even induce prematurely if the mom or baby are in danger. There are risks of prematurity though. These risks seem to be lessened after 38 completed weeks. So we try to wait until after 39 weeks to induce someone electively. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Labor: If you could bring on labor then the secrete would be out there and women would love it. Always remember the baby is part of the equation and sends a signal to the mom when it is time to come out. Part of the increase in Cesarean section rate is from inductions when it is not time. ...Read more
No: But swimming is good exercise all the way through pregnancy, if u are at last 39 weeks talk to you doc about induction, I do not let any of my pts go past their due date an induction in my hands has saved many pts from having a csection and from having a bad outcome by not going past their due date. ...Read more
Apply medication: The most common way to induce changes supporting progression of labor is to apply some chemicals that stimulate the opening of the cervix (dilatation) called prostaglandins. In addition, such things as nipple stimulation can release one's natural hormone, oxytocin, which can also stimulate labor naturally. ...Read more
Effective 4 some : Nipple stimulation can be effective for some. It triggers a release of a hormone called oxytocin from the brain. Always get clearance from your doctor first. Gently rubbing, tweaking the nipples over time will lead to some uterine contractions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Too early: At 38 weeks and at 48 years of age you should be undergoing fetal testing to ensure your baby has a good heart rate and enough fluid. If these tests are normal then we generally recommend delivery at 39wks, which means you should not attempt any self-induction unless your doctor says you have another indication for induction; regardless of mucous plug. ...Read more
Do not rec that: If you want to go into labor discuss induction with your OB , you can be induced anytime after at or after 39 weeks gestation, I use cervadil to ripen the cervix then rupture of membranes and a little pitiocin if necessary , it is safe when done correctly like I do it and works please discuss with your doc, there are other meds to use also, ideal time to deliver is 39-40 weeks. ...Read more
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