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From not engaged to labour. How long?

(5 Posts)
MuddyWellyNelly Fri 24-Jul-15 13:43:35

Yes I know, how long is a piece of string! But due to be induced on Monday at 39+6 and not wild about it. As of today, baby not engaged at all. Is it completely unrealistic to hope it will a) engage and b) start labour (or at least start to dilate) before Monday. Or am I kidding myself.

Any stories to cheer me up, or at least make me face reality!

waitaminutenow Fri 24-Jul-15 13:54:56

You pretty much said long is a piece of string! sad but walking (a lot) bouncing on a birthing ball, walking up and down stairs sidwways and sex are great ways of getting baby to move down and possibly start something. Why are they inducing you? Is it for other reasons. I went a week over with my DD and being induced was never offered.

waitaminutenow Fri 24-Jul-15 13:55:57

Sex...for starting labour not getting baby to move down sorry.

MuddyWellyNelly Fri 24-Jul-15 15:30:11

Induction day to my age, but that's a separate thread wink. Am trying all those things, but just wondering how quickly it really can change.

waitaminutenow Fri 24-Jul-15 18:28:40

Things can change at any moment so fx for you. Best of luck. You will be holding your beautiful bundle soon!

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