I am due tomorrow and I have a Dr's appointment on friday the 20. I asked him at my previous app. if I dont go by my due date can he induce me. he said no. not until I am 42 weeks! PLEASE DO NOT tell me that the baby needs time to grow because thats BS I am tired of being pregnant and my doctor insists on draging it as far along as it will go. What is his reasoning behind this? Is he allowed to do that if I request to be induced? Im still dilated to a 1! (and dont tell me to be patient because thats all I have been through this whole thing and if you have ever gone to or past your due date, you feel my pain.)
Answer by theutilitarian at 12:55 AM on Nov. 16, 2009
Answer by Ati_13 at 12:22 AM on Nov. 16, 2009
Answer by drs1206 at 12:23 AM on Nov. 16, 2009
Well, first off, induction increases the chances of a c-section by about 50%. Secondly, the baby's BRAIN needs time to grow. here's a link.
inductions are risky.
of course, if you really feel like it's worth risking a c-section or any of the many other problems that can happen with induction then switch to a doctor who will do what you want.
Answer by outstandingLove at 12:24 AM on Nov. 16, 2009
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Answer by doulala at 12:34 AM on Nov. 16, 2009
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