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How long do you think you were in the pre-labor stage?

I'm 39 weeks and have been having off and on cramping and lower back pain. I don't think I've had any real contractions and my water has not broke nor has she dropped. How long does this stage usually last?

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Asked by moviemom22 at 2:33 PM on Sep. 21, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I have been in "pre-labor" for almost 2 weeks. I've been 5 cm. dilated for a little over a week as well. I'm 38 weeks and 2 days and there's still a chance I could make it to my due date. Crazy stuff, you just never know!

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:44 PM on Sep. 21, 2009

  • Early labor is 1-4 cm. I was 2 cm at 31 weeks (not sure when I was one) and I was 4 cm at 35 weeks, so... at least a month

    Answer by Jaydin_Makenna at 3:17 PM on Sep. 21, 2009

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