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What was your luck with getting your Membranes Stripped?

What happened right after you got it done and if it worked for you how long after did you go into labor and deliver? Thanks :)

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Asked by nat1387 at 3:29 PM on Jan. 10, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • It didn't work for me and hurt like hell.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 3:33 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • Did not work for me either, and then I ended up with an infection so for me personally, it wasn't worth it.

    Answer by Nanixh at 3:36 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • I am a doula. I don't know anyone whom this has actually worked for, and I know several people who've gotten infections.

    Answer by misses_nick at 3:37 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • I had it done with my first and it worked within 24 hours. That is interesting that you don't know anyone that it worked for....cause I don't know anyone that it Didn't work for. Strange

    Comment by nat1387 (original poster) at 3:39 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • I had it done twice, the first time I had a little bleeding and a little cramping but nothing, the next week my midwife did it again and the same thing, I didnt deliver for another week. so for me nothing happened

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 3:44 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • It HURT.... and both times I went into labor with in 24 hours.

    Answer by sahlady at 3:46 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • it was unsuccessful for me, but i did not get an infection nor did the procedure feel painful to me. it just failed to serve it's purpose.

    Answer by tnm786 at 3:48 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • I had it done with my DD. My OB did it one week, and nothing but pain and blood, and false hope. He did it again the next week, and I had her 48 hrs later, she was also late, so I have no idea if the second stipping had anything to do with it

    Answer by monkiesbugs at 3:49 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • I had it done twice didnt work either time..just hurt and made me spot a little.

    Answer by foxracing43701 at 3:56 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • Didn't work for me. My doctor did it more than once and I had no contractions and still had to be induced at 41 weeks.

    Answer by ABPeterson at 4:02 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

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