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Newnaime Sat 24-Feb-18 06:37:42

How long after getting to the hospital did they start the induction process?
Arriving at 8:30am and wondered around what time they'll get things going

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laura1306 Sat 24-Feb-18 10:52:34

They got round to giving me the pessary around 11am although based on people's experience that I know, that was quite quick. I guess it depends if you're one of the first to be induced or one of the last. Most units generally have certain days for induction so you'll be in a queue of other women!

coragreta Sat 24-Feb-18 12:05:23

2 days after I was added to the list. I was already dilated so only needed waters breaking.
It depends on the reason. If you are high risk they'll get to you earlier.

coragreta Sat 24-Feb-18 12:06:09

Also depends how busy labour ward is. They won't induce you if they have no midwives free.

chequeplease Sat 24-Feb-18 12:35:46

I arrived at 9;30am and got induced at 5:30pm, with various examinations and advice thrown at me.
Thankfully I gave birth that night with minimal intervention.
(also I had the pessary only )

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