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39w 1dy pregnant today and had bad lower back pain and lite menstrual like cramps? Does this mean i'm in early labor or dilating? Or both?Thanks!

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Your OB at this stage all ? S any time of the day or night should be asked to your OB 1st ! if u were my pt woulld have u come to office or labor room for a check to see if cx is dllated and if u are in earl;y labor and to make sure fetal ht rate is ok, my advice to u the ideal time to deliver is 39-40 weeks so if everythjing is ok and u are not in labor ask your OB when u can be induced.

In brief: Could be please call

Your OB at this stage all ? S any time of the day or night should be asked to your OB 1st ! if u were my pt woulld have u come to office or labor room for a check to see if cx is dllated and if u are in earl;y labor and to make sure fetal ht rate is ok, my advice to u the ideal time to deliver is 39-40 weeks so if everythjing is ok and u are not in labor ask your OB when u can be induced.
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