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40 weeks 2 days pregnant, will it be soon?

saw my doctor today and she said i was 4 cm dialated, baby is at station 1, cervix is thin and i most likely will go into labor myself, even though we shedule an appt for me to get induce incase, last week i was at 3-4 cm and baby at station 0 and cervix was still at a cm thick, this is my third baby, will i go into labor soon?

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content_mother

Asked by content_mother at 10:32 PM on Sep. 23, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • probably soon..... i think it's a full moon.... that's supposed to help. go for a nice long walk and that might help too
    princessbeth79

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 10:33 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • Maybe or maybe not...hard to know. I would still wait and see. I wouldn't induce unless my placenta was deteriorating. I would let nature run it's course.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 10:34 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • go have sex.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 10:34 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • Have you tried walking, bouncing on an exercise ball, or vacuuming? Having sex is a great way as well!

    What really worked for me was getting my membranes stripped by my midwife.. Maybe you can ask about that to avoid induction...
    xxlilmomma09

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 10:34 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • I was 10 days late... It won't be any more than a week away... Soon.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 10:35 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • probably......i would start walking like crazy, that might help.
    mna_823

    Answer by mna_823 at 10:35 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • i did the sex thing, walk, ate pineapple everything and here i am still pregnant
    content_mother

    Comment by content_mother (original poster) at 10:35 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • Smile! Soon, you'll be holding your baby in your arms...
    mylifeinscraps

    Answer by mylifeinscraps at 10:35 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • just be thankful your at the finish line i still have 10 weeks to but enjoy the quietness now and relax because your gonna need it wont be much longer gurentee it!!
    aggheff08

    Answer by aggheff08 at 10:40 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • Induce in case? In case of what? Let the baby come when it's ready.
    hepmommy

    Answer by hepmommy at 10:41 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

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