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35 weeks, 3 days and still not dialated?

Just went to my 35 week appointment and I'm not dialated at all. Is this normal? When do expecting moms normally start to dialate?
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I'm 39 and nothing don't feel bad
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I was 41 and 2 before I ever dialted a cm and that was because they put me in the hospital and on pitocin. So its never a set time. Always a different time for different pregnancies.
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It's normal. Some women start earlier other start dilating the same day they give birth.
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It's normal. You've got ages to go yet. A lot can happen in that last 5-7wks. Good luck!
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Some things u can try For instance, some moms consume spicy foods or chocolate, thinking that the spices and caffeine might act as laxatives and start contractions.

walking is the way to the delivery room because gravity will lower the baby and put enough pressure on your cervix to prompt it to open.

Orgasms can cause your uterus to contract, and semen contains prostaglandin--a natural fatty acid that helps soften and dilate your cervix--but sex won't bring on labor unless your baby is ready to arrive.

Frustrated pregnant moms have also tried taking a single dose of castor oil to stimulate the production of contraction-inducing prostaglandins.

. However, the most likely thing to follow castor oil is terrible diarrhea because castor oil is a laxative.

Although using herbs or herbal teas to induce labor seems like a great idea,

acupuncture
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Thanks everyone! I was getting a little worried because people I know who aren't as far along as I are dialated. Lol so I was getting worried!
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