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Is it safe to drive after water breaks or would I have time to wait 30 minutes vs 15 drive to hospital ?
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Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
Family Medicine
8 doctors agree
In brief: There's time, but Go
Water breaking can be the first sign of labor.
It is is usually long process, and for first-timers, can take many hours until birth of the infant. There is time to get to the hospital, however, don't wait. Best to go asap to prevent any complications. It's wise to have a birth plan in advance to coordinate logistics of the day. I recommend someone else driving to ensure your safety and comfort.

In brief: There's time, but Go
Water breaking can be the first sign of labor.
It is is usually long process, and for first-timers, can take many hours until birth of the infant. There is time to get to the hospital, however, don't wait. Best to go asap to prevent any complications. It's wise to have a birth plan in advance to coordinate logistics of the day. I recommend someone else driving to ensure your safety and comfort.
Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
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Dr. Thomas Byrnes
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Go now
Go to the hospital. Let someone else drive or call a cab.

In brief: Go now
Go to the hospital. Let someone else drive or call a cab.
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
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