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9 Months Pregnant And Open 1 Dilated
9 weeks pregnant today. 6 week ultrasound 160pbm. 8 week doppler 140bpm. 9 week doppler 130s? Is the 130s the baby or me?
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
9 weeks pregnant (28 yo and 1st pregnancy) and in the past few days cervix has become very low maybe 1" from vaginal opening. Normal? Concern?
Prolapse cervix: Yes some concern especially since this is your first pregnancy and I am assuming you have not had any surgeries on or through your cervix. So would advice you see your obstetrician whom might consider evaluating you both clinically and by sonography to query structural integrity of cervix, length of cervix and premature opening of cervix. Need eval for prolapse & cervical incompetence. ...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 ?
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
19 weeks pregnant cervix feels very short approx 1.5mm and 1 CM dilated , internal check causes red light bleeding ? Whats wrong
Pregnacy: Please contact your OB, as soon as possible, so that they can examine you. ...Read more
I'm 38 weeks almost 39 pregnant. And I'm 1 CM dilated & 40%. Thick yellow discharge and leaking clear fluid in one position. Tested not amniotic. Norm?
I'm 34 weeks & 3 days pregnant and my cervix is shortened between 1.88cm to 1.98 cm. baby's head down. How possible is preterm labor?
Two weeks before delivered loose mucus plug then contractions, bleeding and fully dilated at 25 weeks pregnant is these a weak cervix symptoms?
Preterm labor.: The symptoms you describe do not support a diagnosis of incompetent cervix, rather a typical preterm labor and delivery. You should get early prenatal care with all future pregnancies, consume Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily for the rest of your reproductive life and receive intramuscular weekly 17-hydroxy Progesterone caproate after 16 weeks to prevent recurrence. ...Read more
Soon, very soon...: Your baby is probably "ready" and your cervix seems to be also but not the contractile muscles of your uterus. Science has not found a reliable way to predict the onset of labor yet in nullipara nor in multiparous women like you. Discuss "nipple stimulation" and "stripping of the membranes" with your obstetrical team or remain patient and hopeful. ...Read more
How common are submucosal punctate calcifications on ultrasound? Had 3, now they see 1 on follow up u/s. Had baby 9 months ago.1st u/s at 2 months pp.
2 months: 2 months, one week and one day. ...Read more
Im 37 weeks and 2 days , went to the dr and im 2centimeter dialated & 90% effaced , could i go into labor soon ?
Any time: You can't predict it, but be ready. It could be today, it could be 3 weeks. ...Read more
Debilitating pain with pressure behind cervix to push like in labor, not pregnant. I am 32 & had 2 vaginal births 9 &7 years ago. Large clots.?
Ultrasound may help: There are many things that could contribute to your complaints. One is a fibroid that is within the uterus, either applying pressure on the cervix or even trying to deliver through it. A pelvic uktrasound and eval by your gyn would go a long way toward finding the answer. ...Read more
I have a balanced translocation of chromsome 1 and 9 with break @ 1q12 and 9 q12 i had one m/c at 5 weeks im now 6 weeks preg, could this baby be healthy?
Yes but: There are several possible outcomes with the fetus with your set up. If your normal chromosomes 1& 9 or the balanced 1& 9 are in the egg, you fetus can be normal but may carry the trans-location. If a normal 1 is paired with the trans-located 9 or or normal 9 with abnormal 1, you will have a deletion set up.This fetus is likely to have significant problems if it survives pregnancy. ...Read more
Pelvis softens: As your body prepares to deliver your baby your pelvic bones prepare to open some. Women begin to waddle, others have difficulties such as you are having. It is getting close. ...Read more
30 weeks pregnant lost mucus plug, dilated 1 cm, and cervical length of 24. Having painin stomach/ cervix area?
Preterm : Call your obgyn on call. Keep hydrated. With the contractions like you are describing, they will probably want you to come into l&d. ...Read more
33 wks pregnant irregular painless contractions,positive ffn test, 1 CM dilated, baby well into pelvis, 6th pregnancy,will i give birth early?
Hard to say: The fetal fibrobectin test is much more predictive of the real condition, or the truth, when the test is negative, than when it is positive. A single positive ffn test result is not highly predictive of preterm labor and delivery, and since you are probably not in active labor from irregular contractions, it's hard to answer your question with confidence. See your OB regularly as directed ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 9 weeks and 4 days pregnant with twins. Baby on top is 9 weeks and 4 days, baby on bottom is 9 weeks and 3 days. Are my twins going to be identic?
Can't say: This difference is not significant and I can't say whether or not they will be identical based on this. You will need to know more about the fetal membranes and the placenta to know . This will be described better with future ultrasounds in which they will look at the chorion and amnion.Good luck. ...Read more
I had one doctor say yes and another say no so can running during pregnancy cause preterm labor ? Can running cause the cervix to dilate ?
Anytime : Between now and your due date .This could be gradual over weeks or overnight. ...Read more
I am 39 weeks pregnante with my first child. I am totally effaced but only one CM dilated. How can I start to dialate quicker?
Regular activity.: It unfortunately takes as long as it takes to go into active labor. You cannot rush these things. Regular activity as tolerated, including sexual intercourse unless prohibited by your physician (or mood), is reasonable advice. Patience is a virtue. Keep all prenatal care appointments. Good luck! ...Read more
Hi , i just had an HSG test done by my obgyn , she said my left tube is open but slightly dialated can I still get pregnant? Thank u ! :)
Yes: As described, if your l tube is still patent then you can get pregnant, not to mention the r tube may be fully functional too. Ask you ob/gyn for any specifics to keep continuity of care, and they will be able to answer any questions more specifically since they examined and tested you. Best wishes. ...Read more
Im 6 weeks pregnant with my 2nd child. I felt my cervix and it felt big high and kind of open? Am i dialated? I need some reassurance.
36 weeks pregnant &' my doctor said my cervix was open on the outside but not the inside? She didn't explain anything. Am I dialated? Is this normal?
Hard to tell: Without knowing more specific & physical examination its hard to tell. Cervix has two parts. During late pregnancy it frequently changes shape and size. Needs to know the size of internal OS. I am sorry, its not possible to answer your Q without knowing these information. Did you noticed and contraction or discharge. You should contact your Obstetrician. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I am 10 weeks 1 day pregnant and having pains that feel like contractions. Could it be? I did dilate to 4 CM at 20weeks with my first baby.
Cervix dilation: When a patient is in labor, the cervix dilates on its own. If not in labor, prostaglandins (such as cytotec) can be used to help the labor process to start when indicated. There are also mechanical means to start the dilatation, such as foley balloon or laminaria to slowly expand the cervical opening. ...Read more
Can a person dilate fully to 10cm during pregnancy and not know? Can waters break and a person misses it somehow?
Sure but: I have seen a few patients come in to the hospital ready to deliver and they did not think they were really that far along. A few times patients have delivered at home not thinking they were laboring so fast. These are certainly the exceptions to the the normal course of labor ...Read more
Is it more likely for your cervix to thin and dilate quicker with 4 pregnancy ? First 3 all normal and successful
Good question: That's such a good question, and the answer is complicated. In my experience, women who had a lot of deliveries oftentimes the cervix will be the same for weeks on end and then will change suddenly. That is, labor when it comes causes rapid changes to the cervix. I'm like a woman's first delivery where the change is more methodical. ...Read more
Unproven techniques.: Some midwives recommend a large bouncing ball to achieve cervical ripening at term. Others do a vigorous cervical examination (stripping of the amniotic membranes) or offer nipple stimulation as an alternative. My approach to all those techniques is the same: unproven benefit and possible fetal risks do not justify using any of those options. Nature will take care of cervical ripening for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 37 weeks pregnant and my doctor said i was about 1/2 dilated. Ho would i get my cervix to dilate or soften faster?
Be Patient: At 37 weeks, you should not be in a rush. Some babies are still finishing their lung development at 37 weeks. Hang in there and be patient for the next couple of weeks and let nature take its course. Blessings, ...Read more
14 weeks pregnant. Is dilated retinal exam safe with tropicamide 1% only? Perinatal wants exam done for GDM. Is it safe to dilate my eyes?
Can brackstonhicks dilate your cervix at end of pregnancy coz my husband checked and he can get 2 fingers in?
YOUR HUSBAND: Should not be checking your cervix unless he is your doctor ! if you have already had 5 births it is common for your cervix to be dilated some toward term please discuss with your OB and let your OB check if your OB thinks that is indicated for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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