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Did stripping the membranes work for you?

tomorrow is my due date and i have been having irregular contractions for 2 days
so at my doctors appt im going to get my membranes stripped.
i was just wondering other people opions on if it works or not.
i dont wanna get to excited.

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Asked by liv3laughlov3 at 1:15 PM on Mar. 3, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • It did not work for me. I still had to be induced at 41 weeks. GL!

    Answer by Hatsumomo at 1:17 PM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • It was quite painful for me and didn't help at all.

    Good luck! You will be holding your LO before too long.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 1:17 PM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • I got it done at 37 weeks and then at 38 weeks.... I went into labor that night...

    Answer by June_Mama09 at 1:18 PM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • It also did not work for me with my first and ended up having a c-section. Hope it works for you. Good luck to you.

    Answer by mamaada at 1:18 PM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • I didn't need it done.

    My friend had it done, though, she was at 42 weeks! I guess it helped because she had him two days later!

    Answer by metalhealthmom at 1:20 PM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • It sorta worked with my 4th. They stripped my membranes after TWO WEEKS of irregular contractions. It was the day before my due date. I got more consistant once after that and went to the hosp. Turned out my baby was in distress so they induced me. I dont know if you can count that or not.

    Answer by gemgem at 1:21 PM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • Didn't work for me either. I still ended up getting induced and having an emergency c-section.

    Answer by Nanixh at 1:52 PM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • is it the same as streching the cervix???that worked for me

    Answer by mckeemama at 2:53 PM on Mar. 3, 2011

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