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38 weeks ready to give birth

Hello everybody am currently 38 weeks pregnant as of today . Second time mommy with a second boy. My question is I heard second time mommy give birth faster . With my son I gave birth at 40 weeks and 3 days so why is taking so long ? Am i heading to a second induction?
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No. In every pregnancy baby will come when they are ready. What is true for some moms such as giving birth early is not true for others. every pregnancy is different. Baby can still arrive on time at 40 weeks and you won't need to be induced this is completely normal.
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i am 37 weeks and no sign of baby this is my fifth pregnancy I am heading for induction my self too
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Is so depressing that others by 37 weeks give birth and I have to wait till am over due . I though he was gonna be here by now. Since am 38 weeks . He is dead waiting and taking his time
I know I am starting with contractions and so I go to the hospital and the machine will pick them up but there not to strong yet that's what they say and I get send home and when I get home they start so strong that at this point don't know what to do I don't want to be induced it's so painful
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