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If I have fast pregnancies, is it possible to schedule induced labor to reduce complications from precipitous delivery.

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 more

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Short Labor (Definition)

Precipitous delivery is a condition where the baby is delivered in fewer than 3 hours from the start ...Read more


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What symptoms are associated with short labor?

What symptoms are associated with short labor?

Bleeding, emergency.: Short labors can lead to home births and profuse bleeding after the placenta delivers - therefore they can be emergencies requiring 911 calls and ambulance rides. ...Read more

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If I have a history of painless dialation should I go to labor and delivery if my mucus plug came out im 33wks pregnant classical csection due on the 22nd?

If I have a history of painless dialation should I go to labor and delivery if my mucus plug came out im 33wks pregnant classical csection due on the 22nd?

Hold on: If you have a history of early dilation and loss i'll assume you have a circlage (cervical tie) in place to prevent that from happening.If so, you need to be in close contact with your OB and understand when to come in. Every day you can carry the baby decreases the potential problems associated with premature birth. If you start into active labor you would not have a choice but review this with t. ...Read more

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What exercises will help prepare me for labor and delivery?

Low impact ones.: Stationary bike, treadmill, walking, swimming are all excellent choices for pregnancy conditioning in preparation for labor. You can lower your risk for c-section and large babies if you maintain a normal weight for you height and use one of the above options every other day for 30-45 minutes. Avoid heavy lifting, exercising in the heat/humidity and maintain good hydration throughout. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in your experience, what has been the best makeup for labor/delivery?

Can you tell me in your experience, what has been the best makeup for labor/delivery?

Make up: Truly no make up is best. There are no good makeups that you can sweat through and throw up through that look fresh after 12 to14 hours of labor. Your best option is makeup application after you have delivered and had a chance to wash the dried blood and feces and urine off, and put on fresh clothing. ...Read more

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What do I need to do to get organized for labor and delivery?

What do I need to do to get organized for labor and delivery?

My list: Consider taking a childbirth education class. Make sure you have childcare lined up for any other children you have at home--even in the middle of the night. Complete any large projects you need accomplished at home in the next year. Good luck! ...Read more

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What excercises can II fo to have a smoother labor and delivery?

What excercises can II fo to have a smoother labor and delivery?

Stay active: Staying active during pregnancy has many benefits fr your body before, during and after delivery, as well as mood benefits. Walking and even running can be done well into pregnancy. Stretches and yoga poses (gentle) ones keep flexibility good and train you in controlled breathing. Kegel or pelvic floor exercises help you connect with those important muscles. Good luck for a gentle journey! ...Read more

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Why is the lithotomy position used during labor/delivery?

Practicality: Easiest position for the MD to render assistance to the mother or child should a problem arise with the delivery. Beats squatting in a Rice Patty :) ...Read more

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What will labor and delivery be like?

What will labor and delivery be like?

Depends!: Such a big question for 400 characters. For most, it will be a great experience. For a few, it will be stressful. Ask your family members and friends that have had babies, and your physician as well. It will be a new experience for you no matter what! make sure your doc or midwife answers all your questions before you go into labor. A tour of l and d is usually available. ...Read more

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