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How many weeks were you when you first started to dialate and how many weeks were you when you gave birth?

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Asked by mommyofone15 at 10:04 AM on May. 19, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • started to dialate at 28 weeks had my baby at 39 weeks

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 10:05 AM on May. 19, 2009

  • i started dilating at 34 weeks I started at a 1cm, then at 36 weeks I was 2cm then at 38 i was 3cm. Finally at my 40 week check up they said my blood pressure was high and I was dilated to 4. Sent me to the hospital that day.

    Answer by 2wndrfl_btrflys at 10:05 AM on May. 19, 2009

  • I never dialated until I gave birth at 42 weeks.

    Answer by dawpea at 10:06 AM on May. 19, 2009

  • I had my DD @ 37 wks, like to the day. I wasn't dialated more than a two with like 50% effacement if that... induction was hard, I would have much rather done it naturally.

    Answer by prettylilrae at 10:14 AM on May. 19, 2009

  • I was exactly like the previous poster, I had my son at 37 weeks exacty but was only finger tip is what they told me.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:17 AM on May. 19, 2009

  • started at 32 weeks at a 4 and gave birth at 38

    Answer by lostshel at 10:22 AM on May. 19, 2009

  • I started dilating at 36 weeks but was not able to go full term due to preeclampsia and then was induced. But at 37 weeks, I was 2 1/2 cm.

    Answer by Mommy2Ava3509 at 10:33 AM on May. 19, 2009

  • Dilation really isn't an indication of when you will go into labor. I didn't get checked until I was 41 weeks and I was at 1 cm then. The next day I had my baby. My cousin is at 5 cm right and not in labor. It really depends on the person.

    Answer by PhilsBabyMama at 10:34 AM on May. 19, 2009

  • I dont know when I started to dilate but when they did a vaginal exam in L&D at 31 weeks, I was already 2 cm dilated. At 37 weeks I was already 5cm dilated and then I ended up being induced at 38 weeks. Effacement is a closer indication as to when you will go in to labor. The more effaced you are, the quicker you should dilate

    Answer by Jaydin_Makenna at 11:26 AM on May. 19, 2009

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