Quoting ~JeNn~ BeAn~:" I was just recently induced because I dilated to 4 without labor, it was a quick labor. Since you are ... [snip!] ... whatsoever, they were all fast labors. My 6th baby (had him 2 weeks ago) I went into the hospital at 11am and had him at 3pm."
Quoting lolajessup:" <blockquote><b>Quoting ☼ MĒ mĒ:</b>" I'm so glad to hear that! I'm glad your ... [snip!] ... high and I was getting some Protein. So they did it to be safe. I went in at 7 had her at 6:06. 11 hours. I can't complain."
Quoting lolajessup:" <blockquote><b>Quoting ☼ MĒ mĒ:</b>" That makes sense. I've apparently been ... [snip!] ... pushed and had her but that was all unassisted by then no pitocin anymore or meds. So it Was just a normal labor at that point."
Quoting ☼ MĒ mĒ:" Lucky you! I don't think I could do it without a full epidural (even though I'm going to try), way to ... [snip!] ... they rub on your cervix? I know it's different in every case, but since our circumstances are pretty close, i'm just curious!"nope as long as youre dilated enough you usually dont need the cervadil or anything. I just went in and they did all the vitals blah blah blah and then got me on IV meds for GBS and started pitocin. idk when exactly I was finally put on pitocin, probably a good hour after arrival after they do all the formality crap. I was 3-4 cm dilated and contracting 4-5 mins apart when I got to the hospital. In retrospect I probably should have waited, but who was to know thats how I would be the day of my induction. I could have held out a week and had an emergency csection due to eclampsia, so in the end I had a healthy baby and a safe delivery. So thats what matters.