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Second sweep at 38+4 will it work?

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Isthismummyreallyme Mon 16-Oct-17 16:42:53

Hello - ok so I had a sweep on Thursday at 38 weeks nothing has happened except some greenish mucous and some sharp pains up in what may be cervix. Had a second sweep today as I'm trying to avoid my induction on Thursday.

Its my second child and I went at 37+5 with my first. Both sweeps iv been 1cm.

I just wanted to hear others experience did your second sweep work? Anything I can do to give it a better chance of working?

Thank you x

Hotpinkangel19 Mon 16-Oct-17 16:52:32

That’s early for a sweep? Aren’t they done usually when overdue?

Isthismummyreallyme Mon 16-Oct-17 17:21:23

Unless there are underlying factors to need one prior to due date hence the induction at 39 weeks.

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