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can i still dialate?

I am only working part time now so i am home a lot and im not gonna lie i mostly sleep in bed cause im so tired. And if im not sleeping im usually laying down watching a movie...so can i still dialate while doing all this laying down or is it hurting my chances? thanks!

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babybump3166

Asked by babybump3166 at 8:05 AM on Jan. 9, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I don't think that laying down affects whether or not you dialate.
    TheDiva320

    Answer by TheDiva320 at 8:06 AM on Jan. 9, 2009

  • um that doesn't matter..the baby's coming out no matter what.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:06 AM on Jan. 9, 2009

  • Of course you can. Its something our bodies do naturally and it doesnt matter if were active or not. Of course if you wanted to speed things up then you could go for a walk, have sex etc. People on bedrest dilate on their own all the time.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 8:07 AM on Jan. 9, 2009

  • absolutely.. don't you lay in a hospital bed while your in labor?? :) you dialate then! When you dialate its the same idea as bieng in labor, your in early labor.. your body is preparing for the baby to come :)
    krazyash023

    Answer by krazyash023 at 8:21 AM on Jan. 9, 2009

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