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Question! I had a doctors appointment today and everything is going wonderfully except my Doctor was a little miffed that I had not had any contractions yet. I am not dilated at all either (which I know is pretty normal for 35 weeks). My question is: How many of you ladies went from not being dilated at all at 35 nearly 36 weeks to going into labor on your own by your due date? How many of you had to be induced? I am hoping this does not mean I will be late, but with absolutely no contractions of dilation so far, I am thinking an induction at 41 weeks may be in my future.
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I wasn't dilated at 36,37,38,39 or 40 weeks. I'm 41 weeks today and find out if I've finally made progress on Friday. If not my induction date will be august 1 @ 42 weeks. My doctor won't allow me togo any further than that.
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I don't quite understand why your doctor is worried about you not having contractions when you are still preterm anyways, but it's entirely possible that you have been having braxton hicks without noticing because it's easy to mistake those for baby rolling/switching positions. I can't help with your question because my doctor won't check for dilation until my due date, you still have time to dilate.
5761267 tn?1384397574
With my first son i was  dialated at a 1 for like 5 weeks but out of no where on his due date i went into full blown labor so there is hope frm going from nothing to something
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On 7/19 my cervix was hard and in the back still. On 7/20 it was soft and the outer part was open but the inside still closed and today 7/24 i am 1.5cm dialated :) im 36+2. Hope that helps. I was in triage on the 19th and 20th due to contractions in case you wondered how i knew :)
4845170 tn?1369105892
Thanks Ladies! It gives me a little hope.
4654179 tn?1382646814
At 35 36 and 37 I was at zero im 38w2d and came to hospital today being 3 cm so there's hope momma.
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