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October 16th, 2009, 04:59 PM
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So I haven't progressed in 3 weeks - still nearly fully effaced, 1cm dilated, but cervix is 'back there'. The plan per my doc is for Cytotech on Monday night, and then if needed induction (Pitosin?) on Tuesday morning. I'll be 41w 5d on Tuesday. If anyone's been induced with this combo - curious to hear how it went?

CRAZY thinking there's an end date in sight. Had imagined that 'start having contractions and call Hubby' experience but as long as the baby's healthy (and hopefully I don't need to have a c-section..).

Should be our last weekend with just DH and me!
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October 16th, 2009, 08:03 PM
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Enjoy your last weekend with just the two of you. I'm so excited for you!!!!!!!
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October 16th, 2009, 08:08 PM
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its not over yet, you still have a chance of calling hubby with those contractions. ill say a prayer for you. but if not enjoy your last weekend alone together, and good luck with your induction. your baby will be perfect either way he decided to come.
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October 16th, 2009, 10:41 PM
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GL - I know how you feel. I am to be induced on Tuesday if I don't go this weekend which I hope we both do. It's me & hubby's last weekend together after 6 yrs of just he and I now we are going to add a blessing to our lives. We are all so lucky! Keep us posted.
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October 16th, 2009, 10:45 PM
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Good luck! With my 1st I had a pitocin induced birth.. and other than it going REALLY fast and being very painful, no complications whatsoever.

I'll be crossing my fingers that you go into labor on your own before then!
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October 17th, 2009, 03:54 PM
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Ladies, thank you all so much for the support and prayers! Still have a couple nights to go into labor on my own. Fingers crossed for all of us overdue women!
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Good luck!!!!

I have never had the cytotek.... I have gone in with my 6th baby after my water broke and was only dialated to 1cm.... they did pit, it was a long process at first cuz it took awhile for labor to kick in. same with this last time. I was only 2cms, but VERY thick and baby was VERY high. But once labor got going with the help of pit. it was about 2 hours. one push.
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October 17th, 2009, 08:51 PM
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i was induced yesterday at 1cm 40-50% thinned. They didn't use anything but pitocin and it was completely tolerable for me until they broke my water and they I had an epidural and things were perfect after that. I was on pitocin from 10:30 until about 6:30 (at which point I had only progressed to 2cm) and then the dr. broke my water and I instantly went to a 4...3 hours later the baby was born.
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October 18th, 2009, 10:46 PM
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I've never been induced, but just wanted to wish you luck!=)
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