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Preterm labor & dilated 3 cm. Can I hold it off for a month?

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Dr. Guy VanDell
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Possibly

I've seen patients last that long, follow the plan your doctor has given you and hopefully you can.

In brief: Possibly

I've seen patients last that long, follow the plan your doctor has given you and hopefully you can.
Dr. Guy VanDell
Dr. Guy VanDell
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Sure!

I had a patient in preterm labor once dilated to 8 cm between 30 and 38 weeks! you can certainly remain pregnant for a month, if your obstetrician thinks it is a good idea and there is no sign of infection, bleeding or non-reassuring maternal-fetal status.
Keep your spirits up!

In brief: Sure!

I had a patient in preterm labor once dilated to 8 cm between 30 and 38 weeks! you can certainly remain pregnant for a month, if your obstetrician thinks it is a good idea and there is no sign of infection, bleeding or non-reassuring maternal-fetal status.
Keep your spirits up!
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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