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I am 38 weeks pregnant, last week I was dilated 1cm and at todays app. I am 3cm and 50% effaced. This is my second child. With my first I never dilated until labor. How much longer do you think I have?

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Asked by Miss.Jaime at 4:57 PM on Sep. 30, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • There is no telling. I was 3 CM and then less then 12 hours later I was at 10 because I went into labor shortly after I was checked.

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 5:01 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • 3 cm is alot so so you could go into labor any day now you jumped two cm in a week i dont think you make it to 4oweeks

    Answer by kai302 at 5:02 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • anywhere from a few hours to about 4 weeks.


    Answer by Roadfamily6now at 5:06 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • Ugggh lucky you, sounds like you will probably go soon. I am 39 weeks only almost 2 cm and 25% effaced. I normally carry past my due date, so I am sure I have at least another week in a half to two weeks to go, I wish it would happen sooner though. In your case I think you will go within the week, especially with a 2 cm jump in one week.


    Answer by sheloveearth at 5:07 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • I was 3 cm for over a month with my 2nd child.. And he came 3 weeks early, right at term!

    Answer by Beanna4406 at 5:34 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • Its really anyone's guess at this point. You be dialated for weeks and not go into labor, or not be dialated at all and go into labor the next day. I was 50% effaced with no dialation and my 39 weeks appt. and went into labor the next morning.

    Answer by Ash9724 at 5:35 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • I was 3cm & thin for weeks with 2 of my pregnancies. You could go into labor tonight, it could be another 4 weeks.

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:17 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • You can go weeks still. But hopefully for you, you go soon.

    Answer by cynprz at 4:37 PM on Oct. 1, 2010

  • my little girl was born on 10-2-10. she is beautiful:)

    Comment by Miss.Jaime (original poster) at 9:56 AM on Oct. 9, 2010

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