What has been your experience with inductions? I’m 39+4 and no signs of labor. Thinking I may go over the 40 weeks so considering an induction by 40+4 if nothing happens within the next week!

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I had inductions scheduled for both my pregnancies, and ended up going into labor naturally the night before them both times! Hope it happens that way for u too! 😊

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Press on the pressure points a few inches above your ankle! If your body is ready, it may help induce! Pretty sure it worked for me!! Good luck

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I had an induction that was very slow moving and took a total of 48 hours but I only pushed for 40 minutes. It was honestly a great experience even though it was so long as the doctors and nurses really listened to me and what I wanted along the way. Would we all rather arrive at the hospital and have the baby out an hour later? Sure. But the reality is that only happens very rarely so try not to worry about which way your baby arrives and focus on what parts are most important to you (for me it was his/my health and an epidural please). There is something nice about knowing what day it’ll all start! Also, don’t tell many people you’re being induced if you can avoid it. They often take at least a day and you don’t want everyone asking for updates 😂

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I had an induction date scheduled at 40 weeks + 2 days. When I went to the hospital, I was checked in and given a bed. I don’t know if it was my own anxiety from hating hospitals but I naturally went into labor without full use of the induction drip (can’t recall the name). Once I was in labor, I laid in bed and was told to wait around until I reached at least 5-6cm. At that point, they took me to the delivery unit, prepped me for epidural and waited around until I was fully dilated (another 1-2 hrs). Nurse came in and started doing pushing exercises with me until it was the real deal. Once the baby’s head started to appear, doctor was called in and the real pushing started.

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Here for the responses! I have to get induced at 37 and am very anxious. Would love to hear others’ experiences being induced.

Following as well! Will be induced next Friday at 39 weeks!

I was induced at 41 weeks and was already 3 cm dilated. They started the pitocin right away and I was in active labor and got the epidural with 4 hours. Then it took another 9 hours to be at 10 cm and then we started pushing. I was most surprised about how quickly my contractions went from hardly there to very painful but labor progressed faster than they told me also.

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