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Is It Normal To Short Labor
If I have fast pregnancies, is it possible to schedule induced labor to reduce complications from precipitous delivery.
Sure - talk to OBGYN: Precipitous labor and deliveries in your past make the request for elective labor induction at 39-40 weeks completely reasonable and legitimate. Talk to your obstetrician to see if that can be arranged; if not, seek second opinion. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
38w 1 got membrane sweep now i feel nausas n my stomach sore it's this normal? I'm goin into labour soon i'm 2 CM short very soft?
Faster, more natural: Spontaneous onset of labor is characterized by faster progression, greater likelihood of vaginal delivery and decreased likelihood of neonatal respiratory morbidity compared to induced labor. There are many conditions, though, that labor induction saves feta lives which is why it is increasingly common and appropriately so. ...Read more
Not possible: 36 yo female queries difference between low back pain & "back labor", which might be lay term, but which is not a medical term or even a defined diagnostic disorder. Pregnant women have elevated secretion of an hormone, Relaxin, which loosens pelvic ligaments to prepare pelvus for ease of infant transit through birth canal. Major pelvic joints, sacroiliac joints, painfully sublux. See comments: ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Something like that : I have observed that a large number of women experience chills after delivering. They experience uncontrollable shaking. It is relieved by or subsides by the time someone goes to get them a warm blanket. That would seem to be more of a "cold flash" than a hot one, but it may to be a similar sensation. As I am always on the catching side of the delivery, i can't say first hand, however... ...Read more
Gave labor 9 days ago today I noticed the string from stitching hanging out. I'm able to pull & push it. Very painful meds not helping is it normal?
Maybe not normal: The tails on these stitches are usually cut about 1-2cm long. If the tail is longer than this, it can mean that some of the incision came open. If you are having a lot of pain as well, you need an exam just to make sure everything is healing the way it should. Best wishes! ...Read more