how are you all doing? i am due on 1st Dec and in case i do not go into abor on my own my Doc told me i will be induced on my due date so it is officialy less than a month when i will be meeting my son.
I am going for an ultrasound next week (at 37 weeks) to know the position of baby hopefully it will give me some clarity when i will go into labor.
The average gestation for a first time mom is 41 weeks and a day and this is perfectly fine & healthy (which makes me wonder why your doctor is even mentioning induction??). As long as you and baby are healthy there is no reason to induce at 40 weeks as induction increases the risks of complications.
I haven't had an ultrasound since 20 weeks either, and won't unless a concern arises. Excited to be 36 weeks though! Prenatal appointments are every week from here on out :) Midwife will be checking my cervix at the next appointment, but I'm not putting too much into the number of dilation because with my son I was a 4cm at 32 weeks and didn't have him until 38+6 weeks!
Ok, just curious. With my son I had a hematoma that caused a lot of bleeding during the first trimester, but luckily it resolved itself. Sorry you had to go through that, but glad this baby is sticking around! Only like 2 1/2 weeks for you to go :)
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