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What week did you start dialating!?

Of course im not dialated now.. but Ill b 30 weeks this thursday.. my next apt is sept 16th ill be 33 weeks.. will they start checking me for dialation then? or do u usually start getting checked later like 36 wks?!? first baby

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Asked by Armywifelovely at 7:36 PM on Aug. 22, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • 41... I was overdue

    Answer by FeelinYummy at 7:38 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • i started dialting at 34 weeks they wouldn't have checked me but i was having strong braxton hicks so they checked and i was dilated to a 2 on a tuesday stronger contractions on thursday i was 3 really strong contractions around 11 on sunday i was 6 and i was holding my baby in my arms by 1:35pm sunday afternoon so i never saw 35 weeks

    Answer by katiekruschke at 7:39 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • It was different with each child. with the last 2 or 3 I stayed dilated to a 3 after about the 4th or 5th month.

    Answer by nanny29 at 7:43 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • They usually start checking at 37 weeks. My first I started dilating at 38 weeks, he was born at 40 weeks 5 days. My 2nd I started dilating at 36 weeks and he was born, induced, at 41 weeks 0 days. My 3rd I started dialating at 39 weeks and he was born on his EDD.


    Answer by Courtney610 at 7:47 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • I was 32 weeks with my first when I started. It was a long process for me, He was born at 36 weeks. With my second I stared dilating at about 35 or 36 weeks and he was born a little after 39 weeks. Sometimes you can be dilating for weeks before it is actually labor, that was the case for me both times.

    Answer by Amelia512 at 7:47 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • with Kitten it was week 43 and Pumpkin was week 44

    Answer by mamak57 at 7:53 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • 37 weeks for me...

    Answer by BlessednHappy at 8:28 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • I was half a cm at 40 weeks lol

    Answer by cynprz at 8:34 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • I don't know. I never had cervical exams.

    Answer by Roadfamily6now at 8:50 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • They usually don't check you unless there are concerns because it can irritate the cervix and cause bleeding. They didn't even consider checking me until I was 40 weeks and I didn't start dilating until week 41.

    Answer by psugal at 9:43 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

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