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How long after I lose my plug will I go into labor?

How long after I lose my plug will I go into labor?

WHAT did your OB say: Any ?S like this - please ask your ob, it could be the same day or 3-weeks later it is variable, if you are 37 weeks or more- nothing to wory about, if your water breaks then call your OB right away and some advice from me who has delivered more than 5000 babies, a recent study says the ideal time to deliver is 39-40 weeks, safest for the baby, easy to induce, not worth going past due date. ...Read more

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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?

Just have to weight: You have to weight and let nature take its course, soon your cervix will dilate more and your amniotic sac will break and real labour pains will end in a healthy baby good luck. ...Read more

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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 
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Soon: The time varies before active labor starts, but the plug loss is the beginning of the process prior to initiating labor. Mother nature is "in control" of when labor starts unless the OB does induction of labor with pitocin (oxytocin). ...Read more

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How long after you release your mucus plug do you go into labor ? Im 18 and its my first baby how long would it be ?

How long after you release your mucus plug do you go into labor ? Im 18 and its my first baby how long  would it be ?

Just have to weight: You have to weight and let nature take its course, soon your cervix will dilate more and your amniotic sac will break and real labour pains will end in a healthy baby good luck. ...Read more

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How long will it be after my surgery until i will wake up from the anesthesia? How long until i will feel like eating?

How long will it be after my surgery until i will wake up from the anesthesia? How long until i will feel like eating?

30-90 minutes: Most patients "wake up" from general anesthesia while still in the operating room. But waking up more fully in order to remember being awake may not happen until they are in the recovery room for 5-20 min. Some patients are ready to sip liquids and eat crackers 20 minutes after a short procedure. The wait is longer after intestinal surgery. Don't rush to eat or you may become nauseated and vomit. ...Read more

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Will I lose my hair when I go through chemo?

Will I lose my hair when I go through chemo?

Depends on the chemo: Most chemotherapies unfortunately cause hair loss but there are a few that don't, so it really depends on which drug you are asking about. ...Read more

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How long after you lose your mucous plug do you go into labor?

How long after you lose your mucous plug do you go into labor?

Mucous plug: There is not a definite time frame related to the loss of the cervical mucous plug and labor. I have had patients that lost there plug at 35 weeks and didn't deliver until 40 weeks. I would focus more on regularity of contractions, vaginal spotting, and rupture of your fluid to help you guide whether you may be getting close to more active labor. ...Read more

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I just had my appendix removed. How long will it take before I can start to lift weights?

I just had my appendix removed. How long will it take before I can start to lift weights?

2 to 6 weeks: It depends on how the appendix was removed. If done laparoscopically, i let patients resume normal activities at two weeks. If done open through a muscle splitting incision, then 1 month. If done through a midline incision, then 6 weeks. Your surgeon will have a very strong opinion about this and you should follow his directions. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm 10 days overdue and I go in to get induced on saterday but really don't wanto , how can I go into labor fast!!!?

What to do if I'm 10 days overdue and I go in to get induced on saterday but really don't wanto , how can I go into labor fast!!!?

Labor remedies: You can try having sex. The prostaglandin in semen causes some contractions. Inducing diarrhea with things like castor oil also sometimes helps. Again, diarrhea also produces prostaglandins. Walking when you have contractions may help also. However, once more than 14 days overdue your risk of c section and still birth start going up fairly fast, so don't wait too long ...Read more

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I think I am in stalled labor now i was having contractions every 3 min and it got me to 3 CM but now I have been contractiing less i would say. How do I get back into labor mode an how long will it take me to get into active labor?

I think I am in stalled labor now  i was having contractions every 3 min and it got me to 3 CM but now I have been contractiing less i would say. How do I get back into labor mode an how long will it take me to get into active labor?

Delivery went well?: Since your question was posted yesterday, presumably you've delivered already. Labor, deliver, breastfeeding, etc..., are natural processes that have been happening since the beginning of mankind. Doctors do have some medications that can help labor progress, but the effects are not identical to natural labor. Sometimes, a c-section ends up being needed. ...Read more

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How long after delivery can I go to the gym?

How long after delivery can I go to the gym?

Depends: If you had an uncomplicated vaginal delivery and were not given any restrictions by your doctor you can go the gym whenever you like. ...Read more

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How do I know when will my prednisone water weight go away?

How do I know when will my prednisone water weight go away?

See details: Much of the weight gain on Prednisone is due to fat and not water. Weight gain due to fat requires dieting and exercise. Water retention resolves quickly after the Prednisone is stopped. ...Read more

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My Last baby I had a long labor what positions will help this time to make labor faster?

My Last baby I had a long labor what positions will help this time to make labor faster?

It will be faster: Second labor is likely to be faster. Position is not likely to make any difference. You should discuss your concern with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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I’m really into my sports. How long before I can get back to exercising after surgery?

I’m really into my sports. How long before I can get back to exercising after surgery?

Depends: It depends on the surgery and the type of exercise, but generally, once the surgical site is healed and any muscle or joint issues have been rehabilitated, you can return to full exercise. Talk with your surgeon for more specifics. Some types of exercise, not involving the surgical site, can often be started right away. Eg. Cv conditioning can be maintained with a hand bike after knee surgery. ...Read more

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How long after losing mucus plug do people usually go into labor? And can you go swimming after losing mucus plug? Asking for a friend.

Varies: Losing your mucus plug is a sign that early labor is approaching...This, however, could be within hours to 1-2 weeks. It is still okay for a pregnant woman to go swimming if she lost her mucus plug, as long as her bag has not ruptured (broke her water). She may lose more mucus plug in the pool, however, so for hygienic purposes, it may be best to avoid. Best wishes. ...Read more

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It's 4 weeks now i did my vagina repair, how long can I stand, how mush walking can I do can I drive, and how long should I stay in bed.

It's 4 weeks now i did my vagina repair, how long can I stand, how mush walking can I do can I drive, and how long should I stay in bed.

Bed to sleep: Don't stay in bed! only at night to sleep. Staying in bed too much after surgery can be dangerous, causing blood clots in your legs. Your vaginal tissues will be fully strong in 6 weeks after surgery, perhaps a week or two longer if you are on steroids or have diabetes. At four weeks you should be able to do all of your normal activities except for vaginal intercourse and any heavy lifting/straini. ...Read more

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I have placenta previa. How soon can I go into labor and will my baby be safe?

Cesarean by 36-37w.: Placenta previa can lead to preterm labor, so i would recommend prelabor (i.e. Shceuled) cesarean section by 36-37 weeks. If placenta accreta is also suspected, delivery should be by 34-35 weeks with Betamethasone administration and immediate puerperal hysterectomy without attempt at placental delivery! all this shoudl be done in a large hospital. The infant should do well regardless. ...Read more

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