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Help - what to do!

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Picklesauage Fri 12-Jun-15 20:32:46

I am currently 37+3 and in hospital for second set if reduced movements. I am being induced in 5 days due to reduced waters.
However because of these reduced movements the plan may change. Not sure what to do!

- option 1 crack on with induction tonight, I am in delivery unit, have a bed etc. but I worry about baby's size at 37+3
- option 2 have a sweep and see what happens. They will likely push up induction date by 3 days if I do this.
- option 3 have sweep on Monday as planned and if nothing by 38+1 have induction.

In reality I know we are talking about a difference if 5-7 days growth. I just want to do what's best for us all.

Penguinandminipenguin Fri 12-Jun-15 20:36:11

What is the Dr recommending is best? If it's any help, at 37 weeks you're considered full term anyway.

CindeFuckinRella Fri 12-Jun-15 20:40:26

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

coneywonder Fri 12-Jun-15 21:12:47

37 weeks isn't classed as "full" term that's not until 40 weeks. 37 is classes as term. That doesn't mean that the baby won't be okay obviously at 37 weeks they are fully cooked!! I don't think you need to be worried about how developed the baby is and I would do what feels right. I'd probably crack on tonight xx

weelamb123 Fri 12-Jun-15 21:16:37

Go for it, 37 weeks is full term anyway and the sooner u get to meet ur new baby the better. Good luck xx

FourAndDone Fri 12-Jun-15 21:17:32

I would not be able to wait and would get started tonight!!smile

Picklesauage Fri 12-Jun-15 21:33:31

Well the doctors kinda decided for us and have given us a sweep, sent us home and we are due to be induced in the morning!

Thanks guys, you put my mind at rest about her size.

Iwonderif Sat 13-Jun-15 11:58:14

Hi. Just wanted to wish you all the very very best. My son was born at 36+2 & weighed 6lbs 5lbs & was totally utterly fine. Xxx

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