39 weeks and waiting...

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39 weeks and waiting...

Hey ladies, how are you 39+ weekers holding up? I'm LOSING MY MIND with the wait. I went to the doctor's today, and I'm 0% dialated (don't know about effacement). The poor doc had to reach for my cervix, it's so high... I have BH every now and again, sometime strong, sometimes barely even noticable. I've done fetal monitoring, and any issues that were found with the baby in the past have all cleared up apparently (he showed decels weeks ago, but he's been performing well every monitoring session since then).

I'm 39 + 5 tomorrow. We're going to wait until December 1 until we induce. I hope he comes before then! C'MON BABY!!! GET HERE!!

How are you all 39+ers doing?

Happy Thanksgiving!

kmm123's picture
Joined: 12/13/08
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40 weeks in 2 hours lol Smile I'm....ok. I was REALLY hoping he'd be here before thanksgiving so he could come to dinner, meet my sister etc etc so I'm bummed on that. I worked this week - I'm tired but it was good to stay busy. Monday is my next doc apt, we'll do a NST my BP was a bit up this past Monday but nothing overly alarming. So as long as all is well we'll just keep on keepin' on

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41 weeks 1 day :eek:

Yeah. I'm freaking miserable.

At 40 weeks my doc could barely reach my cervix either, and I was not dilated or effaced at all. My induction is scheduled for Friday Biggrin Only 1 more full day to deal with this! Hopefully I get an early slot on Friday.

I'm having random contractions every once in a while, but nothing major or regular. I pretty much gave up a few days ago and now I'm just waiting patiently for induction!

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I'm in the same boat...no dilation or effacement, random contractions that don't do anything, ugh.

I am hanging in there but I am tired of all the aches & pains and the constantly stuffy nose. Oh, and the peeing my pants. And not having any clothes that fit.

Oh well, I am just looking at this as an opportunity to get more cleaning done before the baby gets here. Smile My Mom keeps telling me the baby will be born December 1st so we'll see if she's right!

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Joined: 03/26/11
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39-weeks here! I'm a cheater tho...c-section scheduled for 11/25. Still, seems so far away!

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Katie:

How much longer are you going to wait? Do you know yet?

sandraleigh:

You're a trooper for lasting this long! I hope everything goes well on Friday... and who knows... maybe your LO will show up before the induction!

Good luck everyone, and happy Thanksgiving!

kmm123's picture
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My doc has no issue letting me go 10-14 days over due if everything is going well and while I really don't want to go that far over I'd rather not be induced. My BP was a little high Monday so I'm sure he'll keep an eye on that but he drew blood and there was no issues and my urine was fine. So I'll just wait.....I went in to labor naturally 40 w 3 d with Evan and I was 50% thinned out 2 weeks ago (I skipped being checked this week just didn't feel like it) so I think I'll probably go on my own if I am patient.

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I just called my OB's office to have my induction papers faxed in to the hospital. I haven't seen my OB for 9 days, she was pretty sure nothing was going to happen, and I'm perfectly healthy, so she just told me to call her today if I was still pregnant and she'd fax my papers in Wink

So, that's done. Just waiting on a phone call tomorrow now! Guess I better spend today finishing up my house cleaning! Then tomorrow starting at 8 am I'll wait by the phone.........

With DS I was scheduled for induction on a Monday morning and I went in to labour Sunday at midnight! Maybe it'll happen again.....midnight tonight?

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I'm here too. I thought I was going into labor last night but the contrax stopped. Just trying to make it to dinner with my family and then baby can come anytime after. My due date is tomorrow. I feel all sorts of weird things but nothing regular or too painful.