40 weeks and 1 cm dilated having horrible cramping that goes from your sides to your back is this labor or false labor?

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It sounds like it could be real labor! Call your doctor or just go into the hospital. The worse that can happen is they send you home!

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How can you induce labor if you're 37 weeks 2 days and 3 cm dilated 40 effaced and the baby's head is sitting at -2 right on your cervix and you literally are bowlegged with his head?

Answer . You can try nipple stimulation and raspberry leaf tea, but don't worry it will happen eventually.\n. \n Answer \n. \nIf he is at -2 he is not sitting directly on your cervix but is farther up in your uterus. The bowlegged feeling is normal at the end of a pregnancy from the dilati ( Full Answer )

How soon can you go into labor being 36 wks 1 cm dilated and your cervix has begun to thin?


When you are 38 weeks and 1Cm dilated having horrible back and leg pains and also having menstrual cramps is this a sign of labor coming soon?

In labour Back pain - particularly lower back pain can definitely be an indicator of labour onset. Labor pains are exactly the same as menstrual cramps, so you may be going into labor. Unfortunately they may die away and come back later, it is very frustrating. If they are getting frequent and regu ( Full Answer )

When will you go into labor if you are 35 weeks and 6 days pregnant and dilated 4 cm and having mild cramps?

Answer . I canot tell without a crystal ball, which I do not own. Normal geststion is 40 weeks, you really don't want to have your baby early even though everyone is very tired of being pregnant by this stage of pregnancy. The last four weeks of your pregnancy may be the longest month of your li ( Full Answer )

You have to go on a ten hour car ride you are 36 weeks pregnant and only 1 cm dilated Will the car ride make put you into perterm labor?

Taking a 10-Hr Ride While 36 Weeks . First off for safety reasons, you shouldn't be in a vehicle for that long. Especially if you don't have a cell phone or know where the local hospitals are on your route.. Second, if you are going to be in a car for that long then be sure to take frequent stop ( Full Answer )

You are 37.5 weeks 2 cm dilated and 80 effaced I had horrible low back pain for 4 hours straight today but then has gone away and comes back sporadically does that mean labor should be soon?

From 37 weeks on you could go into labor at any time. Well you can before that however it is more common after 37 weeks, well even more so is 38 weeks plus. Being 2cm dilated and 80% effaced can mean that labor will be soon however it can mean that you still have a while. My first was 36 weeks and 5 ( Full Answer )

I am 39 weeks pregnant and 1 cm dilated and not feeling too many braxton hicks but my dr says that's normal in younger woman my question is WHEN wILl LABOR COME?

Answer . Don't worry about it. There simply aren't any formulas. I never had any Braxton Hicks contractions that I was aware of, and was 7 cm dilated when I went to see my doctor, who thought I'd deliver that afternoon. In reality, I didn't go into labor for another week--which was one week pa ( Full Answer )

You were 70 effaced and 2 cm dilated at last weeks docs appt but this week you are still 2cm dilated and 80 effaced do you have a week or two until you go into labor or am you going to go sooner?

My doc says that for first time moms there is no way to tell. Some people stay that way for weeks and some people go within a week from when they are 70% to 80% effaced but it is very good to be getting this much pre-work done - it means you'll probably have a better labor.

I am 37 weeks pregnant with my second child 4 cm dilated and i am 80 percent effaced will labor start soon?

Im 37 weeks and dialted almost four as well, but my doctor told me that it is perfectly normal for woman to walk around up to 8 cm dilated. Every woman is different and when baby's ready to come s/he will come. Theirs no telling when it could be. With my first I didn't even have a warning. I mean I ( Full Answer )

You are 36 weeks 1 cm dilated and your cervix is soft how long until you go into labor?

i had some fluid leak at 32 weeks and went to hospital. the doc said my cervix was long and soft. a soft cervix does not mean labour is on the way, sorry to disappoint!! i am now 35 weeks and baby still in there! unfortunately all labours vary, some women can dilate very quickly and others could tak ( Full Answer )

You are 35 weeks pregnant 80 percent effaced and 2.70 cms dilated is labor far away for you?

35 weeks is a bit early, at least 3 weeks early as normal gestation is 38-42 weeks, but the baby still has a good chance of survival at this stage. He may need breathing tubes after delivery because this is when the lungs are developing so that he can breathe when he is born, but the success rate is ( Full Answer )

Will Castor oil induce labor at 38 weeks and 1 cm dilated?

I will be 38 weeks pregnant in 2 days. The doctor said that I was already dilated to 3 and that I wouldn't probably go until my induction date of the 21st (39 weeks) but I tried the castor oil thing and it was really weird not to say one of the nastiest things I've ever swallowed in my life. i first ( Full Answer )

40 weeks pregnant no signs of labor?

This is anywhere from a month to three months before the foal's due date. So no reason to see any signs of labor. 44.25 weeks would be around 310 days which is considered the lowest gestational age for the foal to be mature enough that it won't require additional intervention to insure viability.

When you are 3 cm dilated how close is labor?

I am not an expert, but I do have two children. I don't think there is any correct answer, because all women are different. Although, when I was 7 months I was dialated 1 1/2cm and I stayed that way until full term. When I reached the hospital at 9 months (false labor) my doctor did an exam on me an ( Full Answer )

You are almost 39 weeks pregnant your doctor said the baby is fully engaged and dropped and you are dilated to a 1 and have constant cramps could this mean labor is almost here?

yes it could mean you are going to labor i would get it checked first they may just send you home or admit you for a few hours if you dialte anymore. Yes. This is the kind of question you should ask your doctor. If your water breaks or leaks get to the hospital immediately. If the cramping does not ( Full Answer )

You are 39 weeks pregnant and is 2 cm dilated and having mild cramps is this a sign of labor?

According to my doctor this is just your body preparing to give birth - the cramping could be helping the baby to descend lower into your pelvis, and helping your cervix to keep dilating. I am 39 weeks also, 1 cm dilated as of yesterday, and having the same symptoms. If they get progressively ( Full Answer )

If you are 4 cm dilated and 85 percent effaced and have starting having false labor how long until you go into true labor?

It totally depends! If you think you are going into labor, call your doctor or just go into the hospital. They will be able to tell you. I was 3 cm dilated for weeks and weeks! I got up to 70% effaced by 38 weeks. I went into labor and went into the hospital, however they sent me home because I d ( Full Answer )

Im 38 weeks pregnant and 1 cm dilated what can i do to dilate more sooner and go into labor?

you have all the old wifes tales like exremely spicey food and jumping up n down on the spot ect ect...but personally i believe there is nothing you can do but sit and wait! make sure everything is just perfect for your little baby coming and go through your hospital bag 10x or more to make sure u h ( Full Answer )

Does labor start at 3 cm dilation?

No. I have been dilated to 3 cm for over a week now. I was at 4 cm when I was induced with my first. My doctor said that one lady came in dilated to 10 cm (that's completely dilated) and was not in labor yet. She had to be induced.

How long will it take to go into labor if I'm already 1 to 2 cm dilated at 36 weeks?

First of all, your baby is not ready to come out at 36 weeks and you should not be thinking about giving birth yet. Your baby is not considered "full term" until 37 weeks, but even at 37 weeks, the chance of him/her ending up in the NICU from respiratory distress is quite high. The lungs are the l ( Full Answer )

How long can you be dilated to 2 cm before labor starts?

its different for everyone, first babys usually take the longest and you can be 2cms for a long time, sometimes days, just stay slowly active carry on doing day to day things, keep energy levels up and it will progress when ready.