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Doctor insights on: Likelihood Of Going Into Labor At 38 Weeks First Child

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Im 38 weeks preg. Passing too much gas, already dilated and 50% effaced. Am i going into labor soon?

Im 38 weeks preg. Passing too much gas, already dilated and 50% effaced. Am i going into labor soon?

Labor: Already dilated? How much are you dilated? It depends on cervical dilation and cotractions. If you are having contractions q 5 minutes and you are dilating probably you are on labor. ...Read more

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I am 38 weeks pregnant and I have had clear jelly like discharge twice today and more frequent bm's. Could I be going into labor?

I am 38 weeks pregnant and I have had clear jelly like discharge twice today and more frequent bm's. Could I be going into labor?

Maybe: Though you will start having contractions to call it labor. At 38 weeks, you can go into natural labor at any time, so you should have your bag packed to go to the hospital at any time. The discharge is probably a physiologic discharge. ...Read more

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38 weeks pregnant 5cm dilated feeling nausiated, i can barely eat or drink is that a sighn ill be going into labor soon?

38 weeks pregnant 5cm dilated feeling nausiated, i can barely eat or drink is that a sighn ill be going into labor soon?

Possible: At 38 weeks, labor can happen at any time. It is important to keep hydrated and eat well. If symptoms change you should consult your physician. ...Read more

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38 weeks pregnant today and i got sick 2 times this morning, my mucus plug already came out the other day but i had more today am i going into labor soon?

Could be: Losing your mucous plug is certainly a good sign but not guarantee that labor is imminent. Since you are 38 weeks labor should be within the next few weeks. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am 38 weeks pregnant and I have had clear jelly like discharge twice today and more frequent bm's. Could I be going into labor? A lot of back pain is coming too?

I am 38 weeks pregnant and I have had clear jelly like discharge twice today and more frequent bm's. Could I be going into labor? A lot of back pain is coming too?

Maybe: It sounds like there is more pressure on your cervix this morning. It doesn't mean you will go into labor. You need to rest and drink a lot of water. If you are dehydrated, you will have contractions that can hurt, but they don't do anything. You want to do whatever makes them go away, otherwise you won't feel good. Real labor will not go away with hydration, so you can't stop it. ...Read more

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I am 38 weeks pregnant with my first child and was checked today i'm 2cm 50% effaced. How long does it normally take after this point for labor?

Labor, onset : It is difficult to pinpoint a time labor will ensue. In the United States most places will deliver you between 41 and 42 weeks if your pregnancy is progressing well and labor has not started. If you are 38 weeks you are definitely close to delivery. Hang in there. See you doctor regularly. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm 38 weeks pregnant 3cm dilated 70% effaced and had my membrane strip today is labor near ? this is my 3 child and my mucus plug is out already.

I'm 38 weeks pregnant 3cm dilated 70% effaced and had my membrane strip today is labor near ? this is my 3 child and my mucus plug is out already.

You are in labor: Veteran, please go to the hospital, whoever examined you should be around, or may be you are in the hospital already. History is lacking: did you have CS before? Goodluck with your labor wish you a healthy baby and easy labor ...Read more