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when does your dr check?

So i know i have a while im only 21weeks but i cant remember when your dr starts to check to see if your dialting im just woundering?

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Mommy2B04

Asked by Mommy2B04 at 10:55 AM on Dec. 16, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • Every pelvic exam, however, they don't do them often in order to lessen the risk of infection. At 36 weeks we started doing them regularly and I knew the results.
    Mom1Stepmom1

    Answer by Mom1Stepmom1 at 10:59 AM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • Mine also started at 36 weeks
    sbastille

    Answer by sbastille at 11:02 AM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • mine started 35.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:12 AM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • my dr started at 34 weeks because signs of pre eclampsia....but i would think when you start having alot of contractions and pains that thats when they would check u...
    angel_lips

    Answer by angel_lips at 11:30 AM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • Mine didn't do it unless mom requested, or until mom missed her due date.
    riotgrrl

    Answer by riotgrrl at 11:46 AM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • My midwife only does it by request. My first one with my last pregnancy was at 41.5 weeksby request.
    Pauline3283

    Answer by Pauline3283 at 11:49 AM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • My midwife would only do it if I asked her to. I didn't ask because how far you are dilated doesn't tell you anything. Some women can be at 1 cm and have their baby later that day, while others walk around dilated to 7 cm for weeks before they go into labor.
    PhilsBabyMama

    Answer by PhilsBabyMama at 12:17 PM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • My doctor started checking at 31 weeks. Although I was have small contractions. I was dilated 1 1/2 when they check.
    adwide

    Answer by adwide at 9:56 PM on Dec. 16, 2008

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