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dilated 1cm

Im 37 weeks pregnant and im only 1 cm dilated what can I do to dilate more faster?
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Spicy food, walking and sex are good ways to move things along........ If you still havent changed by next week your ob might be able to to strip your membranes (all depends on the ob)
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1714215 tn?1334717469
Im 38w1d and not dilated at all and still 2cm long. My doctor said sex and walking. And bouncing on a ball or the bed.
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1714215 tn?1334717469
Im 38w1d and not dilated at all and still 2cm long. My doctor said sex and walking. And bouncing on a ball or the bed.
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1186413 tn?1326734149
Sex....the prostaglandins help soften your cervix.  I actually was not dilated what so ever at 40 weeks.  I ended up going into labor 2 days after my due date and only started dilating then.  And once I started that was it!!!!  I was effaced though.  Did they say if you are effaced at all?  
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1194973 tn?1385507504
You can try walking an such, but unless baby is ready nothing will put you into labour. You can stay 1-3 cm dilated for weeks with no change.
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Just keep in mind that there are some pretty big benefits to hanging on until 39 weeks (although that is easier said than done). So when baby decides he/she is ready you'll start picking up progress. Hang in there :)
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1428239 tn?1333460653
you can try sex and walking.. it may not help.. at 37 weeks i dilated to 3 cm in 24 hrs.... i ended up staying 3cm until 39 weeks 6 days =P and i tried everything.. im glad she waited until full term to be born
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1936550 tn?1348363808
Good luckkkkkk!!!!!
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325224 tn?1342799514
I didn't dilate with my daughter until 41 weeks exactly and of course it was the day I was set to be induced......but man, when I started dilating and getting those contractions, it all went into overdrive and happened really fast.  It really is so uncomfortable those last few weeks, but hang in there.
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With my first child I only dilated to 1cm until I started active labor at 38 weeks. It was a quick and easy delivery. My second child I had braxton hicks contractions for months prior to birth and was dilated to 3cm but eventually was induced after my due date. Every pregnancy is different. Hang in there. Good luck :)
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Thank you ladies for the tips ill try them all(: @ jrobertson20 yes my doctor told me that im effaced.
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Thank you ladies for the tips ill try them all(: @ jrobertson20 yes my doctor told me that im effaced
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Thank you ladies for the tips ill try them all(: @ jrobertson20 yes my doctor told me that im effaced
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