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It's best to wait.: Many women feel "done" being pregnant by 37 weeks when they have reached full term. That being said, given the choice between a healthy baby and one with a chance of having serious medical issues, most would agree not to do anything. So most doctors will avoid stripping membranes before 39 weeks due to this potential risk unless there is a medical reason that outweighs the risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stripping membranes: Your doctor might recommend this maneuver to encourage the onset of labor. It is an old technique. There's no "scientific" proof that it helps start labor, but it seems to in some people. But, there is no reason to do it, and if you don't want it done you should let your doctor know this. ...Read more
My doctor said hes going to induce, does this mean he'll send me to the hospitial that day or strip my membranes and send me home?
Is there any medical reason why a doctor would not treat bone pain that has rapidly become severe osteoporosis?
I had a short psychotic episode. What are the chances of having another? I do not suffer from psychosis or any mental disorders. The diagnosis was made after the doctors could not find a medical reason for the quick onset of psychotic features with halluc
Impossible to predic: Without a diagnosis as to why it occurred it is impossible to predict if it would reoccur. I have seen this occur from sleep apnea which was overlooked. If you temporarily lose oxygen to your brain by not breathing enough at night or during a nap it can easily happen. I know because it happened to me. It is often overlooked. Have that looked into. Otherwise view it as a temporary glitch. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Discuss it with your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ideally not: Current thinking is that if you know a patient is gbs positive that you do not attempt to strip their membranes. ...Read more
Would a doctor give Clomid (clomiphene) to someone because they want twins? Even if there is no other medical reason?
My doctor stripped my membranes today at 2cm dilated and 50% effaced and -2 station. How often does stripping membranes start labor?
It can help you: It is hard to say exactly the percentage of time stripping can help, but anectodely it can. It is hard to say if it is stripping or just time to go into labour. ...Read more
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