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34hrs since friends induction, what is going on?

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RunningGuerita Tue 25-Sep-12 18:08:19

Friend is 42+1 today. Went in to be induced yesterday morning. No news since then. What is going on?

piprabbit Tue 25-Sep-12 18:13:12

She will be going through the process of induction. It's not always an 'instant' solution.

My induction started on the Wednesday evening and baby arrived Sunday evening.

In the meantime, I was given several hormone pessaries, I did a lot of walking, my waters broke and I had a contractions of various durations and intensities.

I think you are just going to have to be patient.

sittinginthesun Tue 25-Sep-12 18:15:01

Friend of mine was induced on a Tuesday, baby eventually born on the Friday. It can take a while to kick in.

RunningGuerita Tue 25-Sep-12 18:20:54

Silly post and question I realise! I didn't know they let you go that long, so useful to know. I had long labours with mine so know it can take a while.

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