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Im 38 weeks dilated to a 3 and 70% effaced how can i dilated more?

They want me to be more dilated or my contractions to be stronger or Water to break. I need help please! Any suggestions besides sex?

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Asked by sethsmommy1011 at 1:42 PM on Jun. 16, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • walk, walk, are pretty close to being ready to go, I think walking will help :) Go shopping for baby stuff today and get in all that walking with some fun!

    Answer by CJM_SHM at 1:44 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • Walking helped me. But really, your body just has to be ready. Just wait it out. Good luck!

    Answer by mompam at 1:46 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • Your body is doing what it needs to do. You'll get there when it's time....unless there is a medical reason, why rush it? It will happen.

    Answer by MrsMWF at 1:50 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • I agree it will happen when its suppose to happen. Your cervix can be dilated and effaced from anywhere to a month to just before you go into labor. Dont rush it. I was dilated at 2 cm for almost a month before my daughter was born.

    Answer by SMG1120 at 1:57 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • Just be patient. You have plenty of time and your little one might need to be in there for awhile longer. It will all work out.

    Answer by Melbornj at 2:39 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • ive been dilated at 2 cm and 50 % effaced for 2 weeks now.. i constantly go into the hospital with intense contractions for 2-3 min for hrs and they claim im having contractions bc im dehydrated ... they claim thats why im not progressing... bs... i feel ur pain.. ive done it all.. walking sex spicy foods even castor oil and nothing has worked.. i hope u have ur baby soon

    Answer by zperez0809 at 3:03 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

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