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How To Self Induce Labor At 38 Weeks
How long does the doctor wait to induce labor after due date? 41 or 42weeks? How do doctors induce labor? How is it done
Depends: Most doctors will induce at 42 weeks, but some might induce earlier. There are a number of methods used for inducing labor, ranging from stripping cervical membranes to breaking the water to using a combination of medications to soften the cervix and stimulate uterine contractions. ...Read more
How many castor oil capsules do I need to take to induce my labor at 40 weeks? I'm scheduled for induction and would rather labor at home.
How long does it take first time moms that r in early labor to get into active labor. When i say early labor i mean 3cm dilated with contractions every 3 min?
Every labor : Pattern is unique. Your OB should help guide your expectations. ...Read more
Im 24 wks 4 days pregnant cervix is shorten measuring 1cm how long will it be before I go into labor ?
37wks&2days 80% effaced & 3-4cm dilated first baby -2 to -1 station sched. Induction @ 39 weeks what can I do to go in active labor want to go naturally?
Patience: Let mother nature do her work. Your body and your baby know when it is the right time to go into labor. There are more and more studies every day about more problems in 'early term babies' - those born from 37-39 weeks. You are not even due yet. I know you are very uncomfortable and want to meet your new baby, but the baby likes it where he or she is right now, so let them stay where they are! ...Read more
Intercourse: Hi! three centimeters is great! the best way to safely induce or encourage maybe is a better word labor at home is intercourse. The semen contains prostaglandins in small amounts. Prostaglandins are what providers use to induce labor in some cases. Put your baby-daddy to work! if your water breaks though, then stop and call your provider. Good luck! dr brown. ...Read more
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About 22+ weeks: After 22+ weeks of gestation many ob's will attempt to use tocolytics to stop labor, especially if the mother has had repeat pregnancy losses. Viability of a live fetus however is dependant upon the nicu of the hospital and its' care until the fetal lungs are mature enough to breathe and survive once pre-term delivery occurs. ...Read more
Labor induction: It's possible. You'll need to ask him or her. Usually we would fit a woman with a belly brace to lift the pressure off the pelvic floor. But if you've already tried that, it's possible your doctor would consider induction. The benefits need to outweigh the risks. Only your provider can make this judgement. ...Read more
Trouble controlling preterm contractions mid 30 weeks. Baby measur good w/ efw 3lb 10oz. Likely to make it to term? How will this change prenatal care
I'm 38 weeks pregnant 2 to 3cm dilated, 60% efface, -3 station and discharging with irregular contractions how long should I wait to call the dr, ?
YOUR OB should have: Already given you all of those instructions, i tell my pts when the contractions are every 5 minutes for for an 1-2 hrs, or if the water breaks or if they are farther apart than every 5 minutes but they hurt bad enough you want something for pain. ...Read more
I'm getting an induction at 38 weeks pregnant... I'm so scared something will go wrong.. How safe are inductions at this stage in pregnancy?
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Nothing proven to wo: work, but your doctor can induce you anytime after 39 weeks gestation depending on your specific situation ...Read more
Several ways: Typically they give you an IV medication called oxytocin, which is the same hormone that your brain produces to make you go into labor. Sometimes they will do other things, including a couple of different medications in your vagina and cervix. Discuss it with your physician. ...Read more
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