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How To Get Doctor To Induce Me 40 Weeks
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Is benefit > risk?: In the past, some obs were open to this. However, there are increased chances of problems for pregnant women (eg, cesarean section if labor does not go well). Now we're also more aware that there are threats to even big babies if the lmp date or ultrasound was incorrect and pregnancy not far enough along http://www.Nih.Gov/news/health/may2011/nichd-23.Htm ask an OB doctor to evaluate risk/benefit. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Induce by 40w3d.: If your pregnancy dates are based on a reliable first trimester ultrasound, then induction of labor by 3 days after your due date is both reasonable and recommended. In fact, studies have shown that the risk of fetal death after 40 weeks 3 days exceeds the risk of death in the nursery - thus providing a practical definition of post-term pregnancy. ...Read more
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Can I go pass my due date? Im currently 42 weeks my doctor wants me to get induce but my hospital doesn't.
Be aware: Very few Obstetricians allow their patients to stay pregnant for more than 41 weeks. The risk for complications, including fetal death are quite increased even by 42 weeks. It would appropriate for you to be receiving fetal testing at least twice each week after 41 weeks, and you should be very seriously considering delivery sooner rather than later. Good luck. ...Read more
I am 34 weeks and my white blood cell count is in the 8700. My doctor said if it goes down they will have to induce me. How do you get your WBC up?
Not sure why: Your WBC is normal. Perfect actually. I would ask more questions as to why your OB is concerned with this number. ...Read more
U/s shows my endo lining is 7mm.doc said take provera to induce AF then take Clomid starting from day 2 of AF. isn't the lining too thin to get preg?
Variety of protocols: Infertility treatments vary and different doctors have various criteria for determining which treatment is best according to certain criteria. It would be best to discuss your very specific situation with your doctor. Clomid can cause a thinning of the lining and in those cases other medications can be used. ...Read more
Multiple: Most providers may opt to induce at 41 weeks. However, if patient desires, induction can be delayed till 42 weeks while closely monitoring fetus. Induction carries the risk of failure, increases your risk of cesarean section. If you want to maximize your chances of vaginal delivery, you can choose to wait :) Best of luck! ...Read more
How long do doctors wait to induce after 40 weeks and I'm only 50 percent effaced and 1 CM dilated as of today? And I'm 40 weeks and 4 days pregnant?
Any day but depends,: Your physician has many options and decisions to make. If the baby is getting to large or not growing he/she may opt to induce now. If all is well one might wait up to 42 weeks. Rarely will one go past 42. Another decision will be vaginal delivery or C-Section if you do not progress. Follow up with your physician, they certainly will look out for your best interest. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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