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Im 1cm dilated and 30% effaced at 34 weeks. Ob has had me take steroid celestone (betamethasone) injections in case i give birth early. Wat are the chances of this?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Increased

if you are already dilated and effaced then your risk of preterm labor is definitely elevated.
Taking the steroid injection to accelerate the fetal lung maturity is a very good idea.

In brief: Increased

if you are already dilated and effaced then your risk of preterm labor is definitely elevated.
Taking the steroid injection to accelerate the fetal lung maturity is a very good idea.
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