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I am 9 months pregnant and only dilated 0.5cm but having contractions every 6 minutes lasting 60 seconds for about an hour. What should I do?
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Prodromal labor
Like a conductor at the symphony, the uterine contractions "practice" at longer time intervals until the "concert" actually begins.
Prodromal(early) labor will eventually shorten the contractions to every 3 to 4 minutes apart and the "real symphoney" will begin. So, wait it out for now.

In brief: Prodromal labor
Like a conductor at the symphony, the uterine contractions "practice" at longer time intervals until the "concert" actually begins.
Prodromal(early) labor will eventually shorten the contractions to every 3 to 4 minutes apart and the "real symphoney" will begin. So, wait it out for now.
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