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Stripping of membranes
MeLee320 posted:
Im 39 weeks and im 4cm dialted and 80% effaced witht he babys head at -2..... ive been this way for about 4-5 weeks and still no baby. so tomorrow my ob is gonna strip my memebranes but i wanna know roughly how long it will be before i possibly go into labor.... ive heard some people dont go into labor for 4-5 days after that. So im wondering if anyone on here has had this done, how dialted were you, and how long did it take?
hmrm1020 responded:
I am 38 weeks and 1 day and last week the dr stripped my membranes and I was only 2 cm dialated, not sure about effacement and it didn't do anything for me except make me lose my MP last week. I am going again today for another appointment, however I don't know if he will try to strip them again or not. I would love to have this baby tomorrow since my grandmother's birthday is tomorrow and she is no longer with us and I was SO CLOSE to her, I think it would be a great tribute to her and would be such a great memory to share with my little one. Good luck and I hope everything works out for you! I had my membranes stripped with one of my other children and I had him within days but I can not remember how far dialated I was.

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