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I am 39 weeks pregnant dilated 1 1/2 CM and bleeding a little bit what do I do n/a

Go : Go to the hospital immediately. You can call your doctor on your way. Any bleeding at this stage of bleeding must be immediately evaluated. Do not drive yourself. ...Read more

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Ok im 39 weeks pregnant and only 1 in a half CM dilated and 50%effaced can I ask to be induced im so ready for it to be over?

Ok im 39 weeks pregnant and only 1 in a half CM dilated and 50%effaced can I ask to be induced im so ready for it to be over?

ABSOLUTELY!!!!: It is up to your doctor, if you were my pt i would induce you as the ideal time to deliver is 39-40 weeks according to a large study, i would admit you in the evening, put cervadil in the vagina to ripen the cervix and start Pitocin and rupture membranes the next morning, induction now can prevent csection from macrosomia, meconium, cord problems which all become more common the longer you go ! ...Read more

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39 weeks pregnant. 1 CM dilated, no contractions. I walk a lot and nothing. Im really anxious in having my baby. Any tips?

39 weeks pregnant.  1 CM dilated, no contractions. I walk a lot and nothing. Im really anxious in having my baby. Any tips?

IF u were my pt: Would offer to induce you, induction when done properly is very safe and effective and has prevented hundreds of c-sections in my practice, a large recent study says the safest and best time for the baby to be delivered is 39-40 weeks.Please talk to your OB about getting induced. ...Read more

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39+ weeks pregnant, 3 CM dilated, 0% effaced - rock solid cervix as dr described. How long will it take to efface? In such discomfort w/ pelvic pres

39+ weeks pregnant, 3 CM dilated, 0% effaced - rock solid cervix as dr described.  How long will it take to efface?  In such discomfort w/ pelvic pres

So close to birth: Hi are you ready? This sounds like your uterus is preparing to begin labor. The frustrating part is that we cannot predict how long this transition phase will take before you are in active labor. But, you are getting closer. Congratulations. ...Read more

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At 38 weeks i was 1 CM dilated. Now 39 weeks pregnant feeling shortness of breath, having cramp like pains and constipated. is this normal.

At 38 weeks i was 1 CM dilated. Now 39 weeks pregnant feeling shortness of breath, having cramp like pains and constipated. is this normal.

Call OB: At 39 wks the baby can definitely cause some SOB due to much less room to breathe; you may feel like you are panting because you have to take more frequent small breaths. Constipation can also be common with pregnancy for many reasons: pressure on bowels, dehydration, slower transit of stool to absorb more nutrients. However if SOB at rest and coupled with cramping, call your OB to double check. ...Read more

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39+ weeks pregnant, 3 CM dilated, 0% effaced - rock solid cervix as dr described. In such pain, discomfort (pelvic pressure, back pain)....Difficulty walking. 2nd baby....How long can I go on before cervix begins to soften? Dr willing to induce if I st

39+ weeks pregnant, 3 CM dilated, 0% effaced - rock solid cervix as dr described.  In such pain, discomfort (pelvic pressure, back pain)....Difficulty walking.  2nd baby....How long can I go on before cervix begins to soften?  Dr willing to induce if I st

Depends on situation: Your question is a great one but was cut off. So your doctor is willing to induce under certain circumstances? I am not sure what he plans so cannot comment on the specific case. In general, a cervix that is 3 cm in someone who has had a previous vaginal delivery will efface by the due date. If discomfort, then some physicians will consider inducing labor (amniotomy, eg) each case varies though. ...Read more

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I'm 39 weeks pregnant. Saw my ob mon. Being 1.5 CM dilated. Today i'm having abdominal pain, tightness, and pressure in my pelvic region. Is this labor?

I'm 39 weeks pregnant. Saw my ob mon. Being 1.5 CM dilated. Today i'm having abdominal pain, tightness, and pressure in my pelvic region. Is this labor?

Could be : Obviously you should follow your doctor specific instructions. In general it is time to go to the hospital when contractions are five minutes apart or at least an hour, if your water breaks, or if the baby is moving less than five times per hour. ...Read more

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I am 39 weeks pregnant and 2 days and I am 1 CM dialated with abdominal pain. If i go to the hospital will they keep me for labor?

I am 39 weeks pregnant and 2 days  and I am 1 CM dialated with abdominal pain. If i go to the hospital will they keep me for labor?

Possible: Labor is pretty clear when it starts, particularly first baby. Usually no rush unless you are large with large pelvis, even after " water" breaks. The uterus has a lot if work to do to dilate to 10cm for baby's head to come through. I hope you have had prenatal care, and your OB will guide you. ...Read more

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39 weeks pregnant went yesterday for contractions 1 min 2 min apart. Sent home after 1 hr dilated to a 3 and 60% lost plug still contraction do I go in?

39 weeks pregnant went yesterday for contractions 1 min 2 min apart. Sent home after 1 hr dilated to a 3 and 60% lost plug still contraction do I go in?

cant bear it: Hi! unless you live a long disteance from the hospital, i would recommend waiting until the pains are so strong that someone else has to drive you in and you dan't bear to stay home any longer. If you have bleeding or water breaks of baby moves less, those are other reasons to go. Good luck! dr brown. ...Read more

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