We have dilation

So I have my first cervix check… And, um, that kinda hurt.

Anyway, I am around 80 percent effaced and 3 cm dilated, although she can stretch me to 4.

OMG.

She also said we should schedule a date for induction, because she doesn’t want me and super huge baby to go beyond 40 weeks. So next Thursday was the date we chose.

Double OMG.

OMG.

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17 Responses to “We have dilation”

  1. Laurie Says:

    I don’t want to be a know-it-all especially my 1st time commenting:) but…….I would make sure you have a bag packed! Because 3-4 cm, OMG indeed! You could go much sooner than next Thursday. My co-worker was 3 cm last week & came back from her dr. appt. to tell us that & all the nurses I work with who used to do L&D said she wouldn’t be back the next day. Sure enough, she went into labor that night. Anyway, good luck! I was 40 weeks yesterday & who knows when I’ll have him, but while the waiting is nerve-racking, it’s also kind of exciting!

  2. Denise Says:

    Wow! Can’t wait to hear that you are IN LABOR!!!!

  3. She Likes Purple Says:

    Next Thursday is also my induction date! February 5 … beautiful day, if you ask me.

  4. Jennifer Says:

    Wow, the big day is scheduled! And you’re already 3cm’s…holy crap! That’s great, becuase then you can go right on pitocin and not have to worry about using a ripening agent first. I was induced too…I was about 2cm dilated already…induction started at 11pm (I was admitted at 9pm)…they broke my water around 3/4am, and I went until 6am before getting an epidural (and I was in tons of pain already…man)…I was fully dilated by 11:30am…after a few pushes he was out at 11:52…smoothe delivery. I hope yours is just as smoothe…I can’t believe the big day is next week!!! So happy for you – you are about to embark on the most wonderful experiences of your life!!!

  5. Jennifer Says:

    Woohoo! You are almost there!

  6. Kymberli Says:

    Uuummmm yeah. OMG. OMG OMG OMG OMG. For what it’s worth, I’m guessing that you’ll go into labor on Friday and will deliver on Saturday. Just guessin’. šŸ™‚ I’m SOOOOO excited for you!

  7. Bleu Says:

    Congrats, good luck!!

  8. Road Blocks and Roller Coasters Says:

    SOOO exciting!!! Thinking of you! šŸ™‚

  9. Caba Says:

    How exciting! Yeah, those cevical checks kinda suck, right? But OMG, the end is in sight!

  10. duck Says:

    This is great! Hope all is well with you.

  11. somewhat ordinary Says:

    Yay, beautiful day indeed – it is my birthday!!

  12. Nancy Says:

    Wow! Can’t wait until we find out just how big this baby really is!

  13. maryanne Says:

    I am so excited it is so close for you!!!! I agree-I bet it is before next Thursday! Can’t wait to hear the good news!

  14. sara Says:

    Wow!!!! I can’t believe the time is almost here, I’m so excited. I’m keeping my fingers crossed. You’re going to do great!

  15. docgrumbles Says:

    yes – the cervix check hurts!!!
    wow- good luck!

  16. duck Says:

    Hey Jenn,
    Back to check in on you – Thursday is soon!!!

  17. Nancy Says:

    Hey Jenn – what’s happening? It’s only been a few days since you posted, but a few days at the end of a pregnancy is eternity!!!

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