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I'm 38 weeks and 6 days, I've been dilated to 1cm for about 2weeks. How can I make the process faster?

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Caity V.

Asked by Caity V. at 1:37 AM on Aug. 15, 2013 in Pregnancy

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  • You can't!!
    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 1:39 AM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • You are not in control you baby is. It is best to let the baby set the pace(s)he will let you know when it is time for you to help.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 1:40 AM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • You don't. Babies come when they are ready. Same way that they will sleep when they are ready, poop when they are ready, and eat when they are ready.
    Welcome to motherhood. Life isn't on your terms anymore.
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 1:42 AM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • Better to let the baby decide and not risk harm.
    luvmygrandgirl

    Answer by luvmygrandgirl at 2:01 AM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • For heaven's sake, we've seen this question a dozen times this summer. Why are all of these moms-to-be so bent on messing with nature and rushing their bodies? Yeah, the end of pregnancy is uncomfortable, but in the grand scheme of things, it's very short. Have patience!
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 2:30 AM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • The baby will come when the baby is ready.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 7:59 AM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • Wait
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 9:15 AM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • you wait...
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 10:00 AM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • What the hell is up with all of these lately? Is this the new "Am I Pregnant?"

    OP-Don't, just don't!
    kmath

    Answer by kmath at 2:14 PM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • You let baby come when baby wants to. Please don't act like all the other stupid women who have used caster oil to try and speed it along, you could hurt your baby. Try a lot of walking though. Walking usually helps get it going faster
    CEWarsop

    Answer by CEWarsop at 3:05 PM on Aug. 15, 2013

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