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40 Weeks 4 Cm Dilated
Pregnancy Norms: Yes. Of course. I would hope you are reading your prenatal guide. Most obs i know recommend at least one guide for women who are pregnant where all of the common issues are covered so you don't drive yourself crazy with worry during this intense time. Babies come. This pregnancy will end soon. ...Read more
Wife is 40 weeks preg, 80% effaced,dilated at 4,baby head at +2,two days ago doc stripped membrane. Nothing yet and far from hospital. Should we go?
Consult the OB doc: I would suggest you call your obstetrician now for advice on how to proceed in this situation. ...Read more
Soon and very soon: More than likely you should be in spontaneous labor soon unless you are contracting and already in labor. Or, if desired. You would be an excellent candidate for some help by being admitted and artificially rupturing your membranes with or without Pitocin (oxytocin) to augment/start contractions. ...Read more
What would make a patient inducible? -- can my ob induce me at 40 weeks if I am only 1cm dilated & 50% effaced?
Discuss options: Induction is possible but that wil depend on your obgyns philosophy, their schedule and hospital availability. Discuss the options with your doctor. ...Read more
40 weeks 2cm dilated 50% thinned. Going to LD tomorrow for the baby to be checked out. Can i go into labor any time or should I asked to be induced?
How long after mucus plug will i go into labor if i'm 40 weeks and I have dilated 1cm and what can I do to get it started?
How long after mucus plug will I go into labor if i'm 40 weeks and I have dilated 1cm and what can I do to get it started
I'm 40 weeks pregnant and have not had any contractions in 3 weeks. I'm only 1cm dilated & 90% effaced how can I bring on contractions to help dilate?
Talk to UR obstetrii: Postdated pregnancy? , if true by the usg estimation of gestation , talk to ur obs. Doc. After waiting for few day, less than a wk , they may plan induction of labor- medication induced vs caesar.S based on pelvic findings, any foetal distress, failure of induction with medications .There are still chance sthat your pregnancy can end up successfully in a normal labor. With 90 % effacement already. ...Read more
I'm 40 weeks and only half a centimeter dilated why isn't my labor starting doctor talking about induction?
Sometimes nature: Does not work right, if you were my pt and have good dates and the baby is not measuring too large on ultrasound, then i would induce you a a recent large study showed the best time for the baby to be delivered is 39-40 weeks, the meds we have now are safe and when i induce it works 99.9% of the time meaning it gets u into labor, the farther u go past due date the greater chance for a problem! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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