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How long were you dilated 1-2 cm?

I just got back from the OB/GYN and I found out I'm dilated. My doc didn't say how much, just that my cervix has opened and she seemed surprised and said she's pretty sure I'll go into labor before my due date (nov 3). I got excited of course because I'm ready to have this baby (although I'd like for him to cook a little longer). I searched google and some people said you can be dilated for months! Is this true? How long were you dilated for?

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Evansmommy91

Asked by Evansmommy91 at 1:00 PM on Oct. 4, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • about 2 hours...maybe less...although my labor went super fast because i had a placental abruption and ended up getting an emergency c-section...but a friend of mine was like that for about a week. Good luck!
    Shelii

    Answer by Shelii at 1:02 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I was a five centimeters for 8 weeks or so.
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 1:02 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • lol oh yeah, the other babys I was always at 3 cm by the time I was 30 weeks.
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 1:05 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • At least a month or so.
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 1:05 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • several weeks with all 3 pregnancies, the longest was about 8 weeks.
    ObbyDobbie

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 1:08 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • ive been at 4 cm for 3 weeks now! it just depends on you and you body!
    aangelmommie03

    Answer by aangelmommie03 at 1:08 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • Oh ok! My doc was like "I wouldn't be surprised if you go into labor next week!" So as soon as she left hubby and I started freaking out...But now I know I can be dilated for a while so that's a little disappointing- I'm an eager beaver! But I know it's best to wait and baby will come when he's ready!
    Evansmommy91

    Comment by Evansmommy91 (original poster) at 1:14 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I was at 1cm for almost a month then flew through the rest of the numbers
    mandapanda942

    Answer by mandapanda942 at 1:26 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I was 3 cm for 6 weeks
    peanutsmommy1

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 1:28 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I never knew when I was just 1 or 2 cm... I was at 4cm for over 6 weeks though..
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 1:29 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

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