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Full Term Stop Labor
Full term is a condition in which a baby is delivered after reaching 37 weeks' gestation. Full term babies are presumed to be normal, compared with premature babies who can suffer from cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc..., depending on ...Read more
I've been told they will induce labor no longer then 2 weeks following full term . Is this true? If wait longer than 2 wk , won't be able to b there
Depends: When and how elective inductions are done is a hotly debated topic among Ob/Gyns. Most practices won't induce someone in their first pregnancy until at least 40 weeks. In subsequent pregnancies, induction can be as early as 39 weeks (hot debate) Elective inductions should not be done prior to 39 weeks. Whenever it is done, the cervix must be "ripe"--ready to dilate or it won't work. ...Read more
I'm 2 CM dilated, 50% effaced and baby is at -1 station. This is my 2nd baby, first full term one. What is a good guesstimate on when labor will start?
No: Nobody knows what makes women go into labor. Something happens and there are changes the levels of certain hormones, such as decreasing Progesterone and increasing oxytocin, and then contractions start. There is no natural way to prevent going into labor at term, because humans are not suppose to stop labor when the baby is due to come out. ...Read more
I have a weak cervix what are the chances i can have a baby full term, i had a preterm labor at 21 weeks and lost my son?
Why is pre term labour likely to happen again?Is it bcuz the body doesn't know how to go full term? Is it still likely if on progesterone shots?
My 10 week old has a hemangioma on her left arm, and is increasing in size. She was full term. Is there anything to stop it from getting larger?
Please see below.: Hemangiomas are fairly common, occurring in up to 10% of full-term babies by 1 year old, especially females. Most of the time they don't cause any complications, so no treatment is needed. Initially they grow very quickly, but after 4-6 months, growth slows, then stops. They then start slowly shrinking; most resolve by age 9. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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