Im 36 weeks and 1 cm dilated my doctor thinks ill go into labor within the next 2weeks if that. how accurate can she be about that you have also already had preterm labor but they stopped it?
eeh.. my doctor said the same thing when i was pregnant with my daughter. I went into preterm at 26 weeks,they stopped it, then at 36 weeks i started dialating. i was 50% and 1 cm.but i stayed that way from 36 weeks to 41.1 weeks.good luck :O)
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Answer . \nTHIS DEPENDS BUT GENERALLY SPEAKING NATURE ALLOWS A HEALTHY BABY TO BE BORN AT THIS AGE. IF BABIES HEART BEAT IS STRONG BABY'S WELL LUNGS MEDICALLY DR AT STAGE LETS NATURE TAKE ITS' COURSE FOR DRLIVERY. YOU CAN GO INTO LABOUR FROM 2 HRS ON, DEPENDING IF YOU ARE MEDICALLY FIT, LED A HE…ALTHTY LIFESTYLE. NO ONE CAN TELL YOU FORCERTAIN, EXCEPT A MIDWIFE OR OBSTETRIAN WITH YOU. ALSO, HAVING OTHER CHILDREN IS SUPPOSED TO QUICKEN THINGS UP. FROM MY OWN EXPERIENCES BOTH MY LABOURS WERE VERY DIFFERENT, AS WELL AS THE BIRTHS. . . . . GOOD LUCK ( Full Answer )
Will labor start soon if you are 35 weeks 5 days and 1 cm dilated and 90 percent effaced and the baby is at -2 pelvic station?
Answer . \nusually not. more likely to in this circumstance if one is having contractions now and then and if it is a first baby.
If you are 37 weeks 2 cm dilated and 60 percent effaced and the baby's head is VERY low how much longer should you expect before going into labor?
Answer . \nYou could go into labout tomorrow or you may have to wait 3-4 weeks, there is no way of telling.
\n. \n I would say........ SOON! I know when I was pregnant I felt like it would take forever! I thought I would always be pregnant and when the Dr. told me I was fully effaced (which just means thinned out) and 3cm dialated I got so excited! I knew it would be SO SOON! I went four days after findi…ng out this tid bit of information before I went into labor. Good luck!\n Pam. Answer . Yes it's a great sign that when you do go into true labor,it may not be terribly long and drawn out as a lot of the work is already done ( just the other 7 or so cm dilation to go!).On the other hand , you can go from being not very far dilated or effaced in a matter of minutes,so never be disheartened by what staff tell you. ( Full Answer )
How long does it take to go into labor if you are 37 weeks 4 cm dilated and fully effaced but baby hasn't dropped?
Answer . \nThe baby can drop in labor. It is always not easy to distinguish when the baby drops. I have had 3 children and never knew when they dropped I only knew when labor kicked in.
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…fe! Be patient and don't do anyhting to try to "induce"\nlabor, nature has it all figured out and usually the baby will come when it is supposed to. Generally between 38 and 42 weeks. ( Full Answer )
Answer . Very often preterm labor can be stalled with medication and/or home or bed rest until the baby is more mature to be delivered.
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…s to walk around and relax.. I've done that before. I was about the same number of weeks when I decided to take my 3 year old down to South Carolina from North Dakota. That is at least a 19 hour drive with a stop in Missouri and then another 11 hours to South Carolina. I did have some pain from driving but I made it there safe. Make sure to bring a cell phone, take your breaks, and pray. When you get there, pray again and thank whichever God you worship that you made it there without delivering.. But honestly, you shouldn't take the drive. It is really stressful on you and the baby. However, if you are like me and stubborn and independent make sure to follow the rules of having a cell phone and knowing where the hospitals are on your route.. Good luck in your choice. ( Full Answer )
When you are 37 weeks pregnant how soon can active labor start when you are 1 cm dilated and effaced 90 percent?
Theoretically, as long as you are past the point where the fetus is viable, active labor can begin any time in any pregnancy, no matter how much you are dilated or effaced. This means you could go into active labor in four minutes, four days, four weeks, etc. There's really no way to tell.
I am 37 weeks pregnant 2 cm dilated and 80 effaced Today i am having a lot of contractions do you think this is labor How soon do you think I could have this baby?
Answer . id say ure well on ure way! wiv my first i was 3cm wen i went to tha hospital, my labour lasted 11hours from then! good luck!
I am also 1cm dilated and 80% effaced...1 week ago I was 1 cm dilated and 70% effaced. It is different for everyone...Although my DR. said the norm was 3 days after you lose your mucus plug...good luck
How soon can labor be expected if you were 2 cm dilated and 60 effaced at 30 weeks and hospitalized for preterm labor now on bed rest at 32 weeks taking nifedapine 4 times a day to stop contractions?
Answer . I was put on bed rest and Nifedipine at 29 weeks. I was dialated to 1 1/2 and 50% effaced. I am now 38 weeks. I have been off of Nifedipine for 1 week now and am 60% effaced and not dialated. You could very easily make it to you due date.
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…st my due date. Soon your baby will let you know, "It's time!" If necessary, your doctor will have a point at which he or she will make the decision to induce labor, so there's no danger. Best of luck to you. . 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 past my due date. Soon your baby will let you know, "It's time!" If necessary, your doctor will have a point at which he or she will make the decision to induce labor, so there's no danger. Best of luck to you. ( 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.
omg. what r u thinking. forget yourself and think about the child. now and always
This doesn't nessecarily mean you will go into labor by the week is out, but it is near. Labor could be a few hours, days or even weeks away. Just be sure to start counting your contractions, and if contractions become more severe, and more regular, call your practitioner.
Same situation here! But just to let you know hun, it may be tomar, a week, or all the till your 40 weeks, and have to be induced. Every womens body is different. I have been effaced, and dilated since 30 weeks, and here I am 2 and 80 at 36...Hang in there! It maybe a lot longer. . ~~Baby Girl
u can be dilated for up to 3 weeks at 3 cm, although every pregnancy is different try walking alot that always helped me i was 3 cm for a week and had my second child i walked every day for 6 days straight and then i poped the 7th day gl to ya
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…e over a week! with my first (this is my second) i had no symptoms on the day, by late night i had some backache, after an hour of back pain i was taken to hospital and told i was fully dilated! i was 37 weeks. my friend was 1cm dilated for 3 days and her entire labour lasted over a week, dilating slowly and painfully everyday or so. with my second baby tho, the head descended quite painfully at 30 weeks and i have been 3/5 engaged since then with a soft and long cervix. this means the cervix is thick - no sign of labour or dilation. walking definitely helps baby move down and ease your labour pains as well as occupy you in labour. sex is also a great way to help baby descend further, the semen ripens the cervix and helps dilation and your own orgasm helps encourage baby to move down. Castor oil is meant to help but can give you the runs and may pass through the placenta so imagine what it does to baby. in my opinion, curry, pineapple and raspberry tea are old wives tails!! ( Full Answer )
I am 37 weeks pregnant i am 2cm dilated 75 effaced last wk i was 1 cm my cervix was just soft when will labor start i think i lost my mucus plug this morning?
If you lost your plug, you should contact your ob/gyn right away, and make plans to go to the hospital. Congratulations!
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… tried 2 tablespoons, then the next day i tried 4 tablespoons, the next day i drank 4 ounces of the stuff, and I got nothing at all. No labor pains, no contractions, no nothing. I think that I is pure coincidence if someone goes into labor after drinking castor oil. If your body is not ready, then it won't do anything but put a bad taste in your mouth. Your baby will come when he/she is ready, the longer you wait, the more of the chance is, your baby will be happy and healthy. So if drinking over a half bottle didn't make me go into labor, i don't think it will do any good to even try it. Your baby will come when it's ready. BE Patient! and good luck :) ( Full Answer )
You're a wee bit early, but by the time you read this answer you should be there.
Yes, a woman can go into labour at any time during her pregnancy. When it occurs determines what medical definition it gets. If you go into labour before 37 weeks it is called preterm labour. The infant born will then be called "prem" If labour occurs before 22 - 23 weeks it is called spontaneous ab…ortion. ( Full Answer )
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…d I went from 1 1/2cm to 3 cm in about 2 hours. After one more hour, they said that if I dialated any more in the next few hours than they would keep me and go on with labor, but if not, then I was free to go home. Well, I did reach 4 cm an hour after that. So I would say that it really depends on whether or not the baby is truly ready to come. I know you are anxious, I was soooooo ready to be finished with the third trimester!! Hope this helps.. ( Full Answer )
They say having sex helps , a lot of walking helps. you can talk to your Dr. he/she can set up a date to induce.
With my last baby I was 3cm and 50% effaced for over a week, had my membranes stripped and my water broke 3 days later with no contractions. I had to be induced. He was my second. With my first one I was already 5 cm and 100% effaced about 15 minutes after I felt my first contraction. I was probably… walking around dilating for weeks. You never know...they come when they are good and ready. I am 34 wks pregnant again and definitely will not try to rush it like I did the last time. (12 hr labor as opposed to 2 hrs with my first one that came when he was ready.) ( Full Answer )
I don't think we have yet been able to "predict" exact birth dates yet. You would be able to predict better than any stranger. I would probably just stay close to the hospital and/or a vehicle with a driver and have an in house baby sitter for those other 3 kids of yours....because it is going to be… pretty soon. Full gestation is 40 weeks, for all pregnancies and are deemed "full Term at 37 weeks, with Dr's being comfortable with inducing labor up to 10 days prior to EDD (Estimated Delivery Date). If you are extremely uncomfortable, I would talk to them about inducing labor. I had to have induction on my 2nd child to prevent the baby from being too big during birth. In comparison, everything went smoothly and I was more comfortable before, during and after the birth. I was also able to tie up final projects and be fully prepared. ( Full Answer )
It all depends on when the baby is ready. You can be thinned out and dilated for some time before labor truly begins.
depending on the person and the number of pregnancies it could be hours to weeks.
nipple stimulation, walking, sucking your thumb (it hits a pressure point at the roof of your mouth... all of these stimulate contractions.. Congratulations!!!
If your baby is in your birth canal, you have been in labor for a while, and will soon give birth. The baby descends into the birth canal during the second stage of labor, which includes dilation from 7 to 10 cm and pushing the baby out. If you have been having contractions that got longer and more …pronounced for the last few hours, and if you feel the urge to push, you should dial 911 and have the operator assist you while you wait for the ambulance. If you mean that the baby has "dropped", meaning she has descended lower in the uterus, but you have not been experiencing any contractions, then you are not yet in labor. While the baby "dropping" or "engaging" means that you are getting close, there is really no way to predict how soon you will go into labor. No doctor, midwife, doula, or psychic out there can predict with certainty when the labor will start. 36 weeks and 5 days is still a little early, the average pregnancy lasts 40 weeks. Even though you may be tired of being pregnant, or really excited to meet your new baby, try your best to relax and let the nature run its course. Enjoy the last few days before you have to start changing diapers and pacify a fussy baby! Hope you have a wonderful labor! ( Full Answer )
It is possible, but some mommas walk around 2 or 3 cm dilated for a couple weeks. It also depends how effaced you are. Just make sure to call your doctor and go to the hospital (L&D) if you have regular contractions - for some women they simply feel like menstrual cramps at first!
Yes. Every pregnancy gets faster than the last one so you should get to the hospital or call your midwife.
Im 38 weeks pregnant your babys head is 1 third engaged and im 1cm dilated and the cervix is very soft when will labor begin?
Nothing is certain in pregnancy and birth. You best advice will come from the medical people who are overseeing your birth.
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…ave everything like i did! hehe! Good luck for when it does happen and i wish you and your family all he happiness in the world :) ( Full Answer )
40 weeks and 1 cm dilated having horrible cramping that goes from your sides to your back is this labor or false labor?
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! Good Luck!
You are 36 weeks and went to the doctor yesterday she said that the baby's head is in position I'm 1 centimeter dilated and that she is really really low How long until labor begins?
the baby will come when he or she is ready to come, do not think that because it is coming "soon" that this means tomorrow or the day after, your body will take how long it takes, there are no hard and fast rules, just be on your guard and monitor any pains you may have, it works not to be too anxio…us because there is nothing more disappointing than thinking the baby is on its way and being sent back home. ( Full Answer )
You are 35 weeks and you almost went into labor but the doctor stop your labor can sex put you into labor if you are 1 cm dialated?
Yes. Very much so! I would definitely check with your doctor and hold off on sex.
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.
I was 36 weeks, 3 cm and about 70% effaced, I did not go into labor until theexact day I hit 39 weeks. I kept thinking, any minute now, but I ended up sitting around for 3 weeks at 3 cm or more dilated, it drove me crazy with the waiting. When she finally did decide to come wow did she come fast, …I barely made it to the hospital in time. ( Full Answer )
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…ast thing to develop in newborns and so it is important to wait until at least 38-39 weeks to give birth, if you have a choice. Most women will be disappointed to know that being dilated 1-2cm is not an indicator that labor will begin soon. You can walk around for many weeks like this, in fact. ( Full Answer )
Im 36wks and 3cm dialated but my cervix is not softened yet there is no sure way to get labor started your baby will come wgen it's good and ready!!
Sometime in the next three weeks ! Only 5 to 10 percent of babies arrive on their due date. It really should be called an approximate date! Doctors are still not sure what the mechanism is that causes labor to start. They know it is the right combination of hormones, causing contractions that wil…l thin out the cervix to 10cm, and then cause the baby to be pushed down and out. But is it your body or the babies that trip the switch? They don't know. They know your body actually starts preparing for labor up to a month before you give birth. You may be completely unaware of what's going on --- or you may begin to notice new symptoms as your due date draws near. Here are some things that may happen in the weeks or days before labor starts: In a first labor the baby usually drops deeper into the pelvis before labor starts, but not always. When this happens you start feeling like it is easier to breathe, a little less pressure under your ribs. You may notice the baby is a little less active just before your labor starts too. If you have been having Braxton Hicks contractions, sometimes as true labor is getting close they become more painful, but the sign of true labor is the contractions keep coming no matter what you do, they become longer and stronger and closer together. A way to know the difference, drink a large glass of juice, take a shower, then lay down to take a nap. True labor is too painful to sleep through, but being dehydrated can cause contractions, being tense will make them more painful. So stay hydrated, stay relaxed and keep up on your rest. Over the last nine months a "plug" of thick mucus has sealed your cervical canal, some women notice white or pink tinged discharge as your cervix thins - shortly before you go into labor. The fact that your cervix is starting to dilate and thin out is a good sign that all is working as it should. Usually the bag of water your baby is floating in will not rupture until labor is under way, not always. It may break in a gush or may be a slow drizzle. But when it happens you should call your doctor or midwife, normally the fluid is clear; the presence of meconium, your baby's first stool, which is sometimes a sign of fetal stress and is important information to share. Note it it is thin and stringy or thick - yellow, green or brown. It's also important to let her know if the fluid looks bloody. If you think you may be in labor, but you aren't sure? Call - that's what the doctors are there for. If she can't tell over the phone she may have you go to the hospital to be checked, don't be upset if they send you home. Until you are in active labor home is the best place for you, you can relax, move around as you wish, bathe and eat light meals to keep up energy - all things usually deprived if you are delivering in a hospital. Walking, is also your friend, let gravity do some of the work for you. Any of the following are symptoms to share with the doctor, sooner rather than later: You have severe or persistent headaches, vision changes, intense pain or tenderness in your upper abdomen, abnormal swelling in your feet, legs, arms or face. You have vaginal bleeding (more than "just bloody show") constant abdominal pain vs contractions that come and go, or a fever. You notice that your baby is less active. Enjoy the last days of your pregnancy, it is something most of us only experience a couple times and most of us just want it to end at this point. But remember, this is a special time too. If you can get a manicure, pedicure and enjoy a nice soothing massage, now is the time. No telling when you will have a chance again. ( Full Answer )
There's really no way to tell. You can be slightly dilated for weeks before going into true labor. On the other hand, you might not be dilated at all and then go into labor closer to your due date. It's oddly not a very reliable way of telling when you'll deliver, until you are in active labor.
Im 34 weeks pregnant and having contraction every 5 to 10 minutes apart but not dilated Will you go into labor soon?
Have you spoken to your doctor, obstetrician or midwife about this yet? If not, I really advice phoning them or going to the hospital because your contractions are pretty close together. It is possible that these could still be Braxton Hicks contractions. But they could be the start of labour. It's …important to get checked out. ( Full Answer )
I know that even the thought of going through preterm labor is a terrifying one, at 30 weeks of gestation, your baby has very good outcome ratio. The sickest and smallest preemies are born as early as 23 weeks of gestation and they are the ones exposed to many, many hurdles until they reach 40 weeks…, or full term. I do not know the reason behind your worries, if they have been confirmed by a medical professional or if they are worries associated with some symptoms you are currently experiencing. My baby was born at 24 weeks of gestation due to incompetent cervix and premature rupture of membranes also known as PROM, and delivered via Cesarean. After some respiratory complications and many months of ICN care, he is now 6 months old and does not have any complications from his prematurity. If you do go into labor 30 weeks into your pregnancy, be prepared for some hospitalization time for your baby. Also remember that every week you are still pregnant counts. In general, over 95% of babies born between week 30-33 of gestation grow to be perfectly healthy children. The ones that are at risk are babies born with certain abnormalities in the vital organs, kidneys, liver, etc. The hospital stay is typically between 6-8 weeks depending on how your baby is growing and developing. Although like with every baby born prematurely the risk of developing complications is higher than the percentage of the same risk in full term babies, at 30 weeks of gestation your baby has very good chances of overcoming his prematurity faster than younger preemies. ( Full Answer )
You are 33 weeks pregnant and 75 percent effaced ad 1 cm dilated very soft cervix how long approx will labor start?
your dilation can take as long as 2weeks or 2days depends on how active you are.
I've tried it all... my #1 recommendation is walking. Lots of walking! Castor oil only messes you up, sex can soften the cervix, but walking helps everything right along :)
I spent 2 months that way... sorry, but it could be tomorrow, or weeks/months away =/
If a baby is born at 36 weeks, the baby will probably be fine. Many women go into labour at 36 weeks.