I am anxious about giving birth early: Advice?

I was 3cm dilated at 35 weeks and almost 50% effaced. My son didn’t come until 41 weeks and 2 days. As long as your midwife is monitoring you and isn’t too concerned, then I wouldn’t worry about it.

I had a 35 weeker. He spent an extra night in the regular nursery after I was discharged and he came home with a lights blanket for a couple of days.

Delivered my baby girl @ 35 weeks and 5 days. She was breech and I had a C-Section. She’s healthy as horse, no NICU, nothing went home after two days. Barely. They practically kicked us out lol :laughing:
Try not to stress bad for baby . You’ll be fine.

I had my daughter at 35 weeks 2 days and she didn’t have to be in NICU she is healthy 1 year old now

First set twins was born 34 weeks second set was born 36 weeks there all healthy no extra time in hospital now 4 &2

I was 3 cm dilated for 3 weeks. Had my son at 38 weeks. No issues. Labor was really quick

I had my daughter at 34 weeks in 2019 Jan and she was in nicu till April I had her home a month found out she needed a trachea to help breath but she is almost 2 now still has trach in and growing she was born with difficulties do to problems but she is growing and healthy

You can be dilated 2 cm for a couple weeks. Stressing over it won’t help. Just relax and rest. Kick your feet up. I was told just come in if the baby isn’t moving or if contractions come 5 minutes a part.

My first was born at 33 weeks. She weighed 3 pounds 7 ounces and was in NICU for month. Healthy 10 year old now. My youngest was 30 weeks and she was 2 pounds 9 ounces. In NICU for almost 2 months. Shes a healthy almost 4 year old now.

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I had my baby at 29 weeks completly healthy the nicu knows what they are doing

I was checked for the first time at 35 weeks with my oldest and was 4cm. At 36 weeks I was 5cm. I still didn’t have him until his due date. With my youngest baby I was 6cm at 35 weeks and had her at 37 weeks and was dilated 8cm for 2 days before labor kicked in.

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I had my twins at the start of my 35 weeks. They needed no nicu

My daughter was born at 36 weeks. She was never admitted to the NICU

My second was born at 35 weeks and nothing wrong at all she weighed 6lbs 10 oz aswell was home day after :blush:

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My youngest was born 35 weeks and 5 days and was only in the nicu a week

My son was born at 35 weeks 6lbs and didn’t need a nicu stay healthy as can be I also have a 29 week preemie much diffrent story but I hope everything goes well for you and you dont have the nicu stay :heavy_heart_exclamation:

At this point I was given steroids shots to mature my babies lung cause she was born 2 weeks later health left hospital no NICU stay

I was a 34 week prem baby 34 years ago, no nicu and was 5 pounds something.

Oldest was born at 34 weeks no nicu needed she’s now a healthy 14 year old

I was induced at 35 weeks with all 3 of my kids due to pre-eclampsia. None of them spent any time in the nicu. My first had a little jondice and needed the lights and my first and second both had their feet poked a few times to keep an eye on their blood sugars. But other than that everything was fine with them all. They’re 16, 10, 9 now :slight_smile: