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    hermomma13 posted:
    ok so im 35 weeks went into preterm labor new years day, was in hospital over that weekend and ever since been having Bh's and what not and from what im reading it seems as if im having back labor.. mind u she checked me THEN and i was 3 CM's and 70% effaced.. and she was low so my question is how long can a baby stay in that position (in the canal im guessing) b4 i go into labor labor?
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    An_242764 responded:
    I was having pre-term labor for several weeks and had gone to labor and delivery several times because of it.

    I was about 33-34 weeks when my baby turned and dropped. Around 35-36 weeks he was really low and then at 37 weeks 2 days I went into labor and had my son.

    My doctor wasn't too worried about how low my baby was since I had GD and he was bigger than normal, but was going to induce me at 38 weeks if I didn't have him sooner.
     
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    reb_hun replied to An_242764's response:
    congrats on the new baby!! how much did he end up weighing and when did you end up having him?


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