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is there anything i can do to dilat more?

im almost 36 weeks pregant and dilated 2cm what can i do to start dilating more

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Asked by frymanj at 4:47 PM on Sep. 16, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Walk, walk walk walk, and Oh yea! WALK some more. Ask your Dr . It's the BEST thing to help you dialiate!

    Answer by vbruno at 4:48 PM on Sep. 16, 2009

  • Drink some warm milk and cinnamon. Keep walking back n forth in the house. The more active u r, the quicker it will open up. But hey, best of luck and hope all goes well.

    Answer by BuzyMamma at 4:50 PM on Sep. 16, 2009

  • Sex too. Don't do anything stupid though, please. Ask your Dr. Should let that baby stay in for as long as possible.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:11 PM on Sep. 16, 2009

  • just relax. you are only 36 weeks! take it easy. you are way ahead of the game already because it's totally normal to not dilate at all until 42 weeks. nothing you do will help you dilate and dilation doesn't really tell when you will have your baby anyway. just count on going to 42 weeks if that will help you be less anxious. :) gl!

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:29 PM on Sep. 16, 2009

  • You are only 36 weeks, you should not be doing anything to try and speed things up. That baby needs to be inside longer. Dilation doesn't actually mean anything prior to labor, you can go from 0 to 10 cm in a couple of hours but you can also walk around a couple of cm dilated for many weeks.

    Answer by Cynthje at 2:49 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

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