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wow! labor time!

So Ive been having contractions for two days now.
I went into the hospital yesterday and they just said I am 1 centimeter and sent me home telling me it is very possible she will be here within the next week.
Has anyone ever taken longer after the first centimeter?

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BayB

Asked by BayB at 11:27 AM on Dec. 10, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • I'm 33 weeks, been dilated to 1 since 28, heh.
    Butttt, if you're at term, I'm sure it won't take long!
    oliviasmomma09

    Answer by oliviasmomma09 at 11:31 AM on Dec. 10, 2008

  • i've been at 1 for 2weeks. and 50%effaced.and have been have contractions on and off sence friday.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:31 AM on Dec. 10, 2008

  • I am glad you asked this. The very same thing happened to me on Monday and I have been having contractions since then. They aren't consistent btu they have been happening. Some are really painful and some aren't. How far along are you?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:31 AM on Dec. 10, 2008

  • I walked around at 2-3 with all my kids for anywhere between 1-3 weeks. You just never know.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 11:34 AM on Dec. 10, 2008

  • They won't admit you to the hospital till your 4cm
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:36 AM on Dec. 10, 2008

  • My friend was at 1 cm for a month.
    sbastille

    Answer by sbastille at 11:37 AM on Dec. 10, 2008

  • 36 weeks and the they made me go in to labor
    LisaAnnPonce

    Answer by LisaAnnPonce at 11:37 AM on Dec. 10, 2008

  • They'll admit you but if you here but if you don't progress with in a 4 hr time frame then they send you home.
    oliviasmomma09

    Answer by oliviasmomma09 at 11:39 AM on Dec. 10, 2008

  • I'm 38.5 weeks, 2cm, and 50% effaced. I'm not having any contractions (or BH) whatsoever :( Everyone is different. I could have a baby tomorrow or I could still be miserable for three to four more weeks.
    caitxrawks

    Answer by caitxrawks at 11:41 AM on Dec. 10, 2008

  • I am 30 weeks and at one cm. Wish there was more of a definite answer for you. Best wishes!
    girlneffy

    Answer by girlneffy at 11:42 AM on Dec. 10, 2008

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