To start out with I was induced with my first son at 38 weeks. Everything is wonderful and fine.
Now for this pregnancy I have had alot of bleeding. my weight has been doing alot of jumping. not to mention alot of pain. I had an ultrasound last week and the say my baby is measuring 9 lbs 13 oz. I am 38 weeks and my doctor is refusing to do anyting until I am 39 weeks.
Answer by Laura1229 at 1:50 PM on Aug. 11, 2009
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Answer by lilbit022009 at 2:23 PM on Aug. 11, 2009
Be sure you know all you can about this situation. Finding out the estimates doesn't mean it's fact, kwim? (Induction is a very big deal for a baby in the womb.)
You are wanting to add unnecessary risk to your baby, the doctor might not agree this is a safe choice. The weight, pain, fetal size are part of the deal, but the bleeding could be more concerning. But it looks like doctor feels that baby is safer inside than out, regardless of bleeding.
I think that many doctors do tend to intervene whenever they feel they can. If yours isn't then it seems you & baby must be safe & fine how you are, just uncomfortable, fortunately.
You can always seek a second opinion. Another doctor or midwife might be more agreeable to your request.
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