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Membrane stripping???

Today at my appt my doctor stripped my membranes. About an hour after, my contractions started getting much more intense and are still going strong now. I was wondering how many of you this worked for and how soon it worked for you?

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SoMeDaYwIlLcOmE

Asked by SoMeDaYwIlLcOmE at 9:17 PM on Nov. 3, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Most woman its either REALLY fast or doesnt work at all. Looks like it worked for you. Good luck and congrats on the little one.
    kiansmom0423

    Answer by kiansmom0423 at 9:18 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • For me, my water broke a couple of days later, so not sure if it was related to the membrane strip or not.
    I agree with kiansmom, it either works right away or not at all, it seems.
    Congratulations! I hope your labor and delivery are nice and smooth! =)
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 9:25 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • Did you give your doctor permission to do that?
    Roadfamily6now

    Answer by Roadfamily6now at 9:33 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • My Doctor stripped the membranes at 2:30 and then I had my baby at 9:25 that night. It was fast and easy. But it WAS my second deleivery I think they always go faster. and I was very relaxed, not nervous at all.
    kerp1960

    Answer by kerp1960 at 10:09 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • had it done with my son and did not work for me.
    nikkole42

    Answer by nikkole42 at 10:41 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • I had it done with my first born and he was born within 24 hours. I agree with some PP's I think it either works right away or not at all for most and it sounds like it could be working for you =) Congrats!
    mishmashmom

    Answer by mishmashmom at 11:18 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

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