I am 39-weeks pregnant and not progressing: Advice?

Hi! Question, it’s my first pregnancy, am 39 weeks, but doctor said J hasn’t dilated at all and they want to induce me, am trying to do this natural vaginal birth but has anyone experienced something similar or has something worked to naturally induce labor?? At this point, I can’t even walk right anymore. (DO NOT RECCOMEND CASTOR OIL)

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Bouncing on an excercise ball

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Don’t let them do anything till you are 41 weeks. There is no reason to! Unless there is something wrong with you or baby. I dont understand the need to be induced! Its absolutely ridiculous :roll_eyes: especially with a ftm

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Have sex I herd brings it on.

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I tried everything with my son at 39 weeks nothing worked I was stuck at 2cm dilated and had to be induced with him it wasnt that bad other than not being able to eat nothing but ice chips and popsicles

Being induced isn’t all that bad. Was induced (by choice)with my last 2 and will be induced next month.

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My first was the same way he finally decided to show up a day after his due date I thought he was never going to come. I tried everything and nothing helped. They always say they’ll come when they want to.

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Try having your membranes stripped by your OB. Worked for me every time.

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I wanted same but had to be induced since I met 41 weeks

I am in the same boat hun. 39 weeks but Unfortunately I had to settle for an induction for the babys sake. I know it’s not easy when things don’t go according to plan, but maybe a stretch and sweep might help?

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God’s timing is perfect!!!

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When baby is cooked all the way baby will come out… after 41 weeks then induce… the last part is for lung development don’t rush it…

There’s literally no reason to induce unless medically necessary. It shouldn’t even be an option. You are not even full term yet.

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Fresh pineapple juice and sex…with your bf or hubby releasing his stuff in there. Made me go into labor both times doing both.Pineapple juice has to be from a pineapple…not canned.

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Look up acupuncture certain pressure points can induce labor. It worked for me. Water broke like 4 hours after a session and some of them you or the father can do.

Being induced isn’t bad. I was induced with my first and second and went to in labor on my own with my 3 basically zero different in experience other than them breaking my water

Sex, walking, nipple stimulation

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Is the baby stressed? If not leave it be lungs need the time. Its uncomfortable one of my girls was born on her exact due date, the rest were early. Def avoid interference if you can.

Just wait…you’re not even at your due date yet.

I went to 42 weeks at 39 weeks was told rasberry leaf tea and using the exercise ball and just sit and bounce on it to use gravity to pull baby down