Had my 38+5 appt today.
Given everything, they would prefer if I have Cassandra sometime this week. I'd prefer that too since now I'm not working.
BPP was good.
1 cm, 50% effaced. She was able to do a stretch and sweep.
Im to walk tonight, then go back tomorrow for recheck and sweep #2.
If I'm still pregnant Monday, then we'll talk foley induction or something.
Otherwise, I have to go get pressured by the supervising OB about RCS.
Definitely progress since last week when inwas closed, thick and high.
Glad to hear you are progressing!!!!
Please remind me again what a stretch and sweep is? Do they not want you to go to 40 weeks because she is measuring big?
I hope things start VERY soon for you!!
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Glad to hear things are progressing.
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Stretch and sweep is when they put a finger in your cervix and then separate the amniotic membranes from the cervical/uterine wall using their finger (that's the "sweep"), and the "stretch" is when they see how far open they can make your cervix go.
Not the world's most pleasant experience.
She's not measuring big, but with the GDM, a recent scare of high protein in the urine (though with normal BP), and the SPD, plus the fact that they pulled me out of work due to the protein, I cant afford to lollygag around - if Im not working, I dont get paid, but I STILL have to pay overhead costs for my practice (37k for the 6 weeks Im taking off). So, since Im at home, we're doing everything we can to make her decide it's time.
Just got back from a Strike! class a the gym (kind of like kickboxing, but with weights)
Will probably go to Zumba tomorrow if not in labor.