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40 Weeks Pregnant Should I Be Induced
Doctors started counting my 40 weeks pregnancy aug 3rd 2014, what possible sex led up to getting pregnant? had intercourse July 31st and aug 16th 2014
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
OB consultation: Induction is u- to your oB- certainly call and discuss your pain and concerns. ...Read more
I am 40 weeks 8 days pregnant. Due to be induced in two days. Want to go naturally, any suggestions?have tried spicy food and long walks. Nothing work
Universal mystery: Since the advent of time itself, mankind (&womankind alike) have wanted a way to initiate labor "naturally". Your induction will use a drug called Pitocin (oxytocin). However, labor contractions have been known to occur with orgasm which is harmless to the baby but enjoyable for all and who knows actual labor may result. (smile) ...Read more
Possibly: Some doctors will wait until the 41st or 42nd week to induce. Ask yours. ...Read more
Hi I have just moved from one state to another and I am 40 weeks pregnant no gynocologist will take me cause I have out of state i don't know if i need induced what I should do
What does cervix soft, 1cm long, closed. -2 mean at 40 weeks pregnant? Can this change and I still go into labour naturally without being induced?
Not quite ready: 1 cm means the cervix is only open 1 cm - has to get to 10 cm to deliver the baby. Long / closed - means the cervix has not softened up yet. -2 means the baby's head is still pretty high up in the birth canal. 40 weeks - full term! Natural labor is definitely a possibility ...Read more
Well I'm 40 weeks pregnant and I can't be induced due to the fact I'm going vaginally after two c-sections but my body don't know how to go in to labor on its own how can I get my water to break on its own and I'm already dilated 2 center meters?
If u have pains at: 40 weeks please call your OB now, if you were my pt would send you to l&d to be evaluated, and none of my pts want to go past 40 weeks so i would rec to induce you as the ideal time for the baby to be delivered is 39-40 weeks. ...Read more
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