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Old 06-01-2005, 06:22 PM   #1
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Nervous about being induced

I'm 34 weeks, and found out today at my dr's appt that I can be induced in 3 weeks. My dr thinks it's a good idea since I have preeclampsia. She said she doesn't mess around with high blood pressure. But, my b.p. has been really good at the last 3 appts I have had, but I know that it can rise again at anytime, and she said that it's best to induce when my b.p. is good. I understand all of that, and agree that in 3 weeks we are going to have it done. But now, I am freaking out. I know 37 weeks is full term, but it still freaks me out a little. And for some reason, now that I know when it is going to happen, I am scared out of my mind. This is my second baby, so I do know what to expect, sort of. I wasn't induced with my first, so this is a little different for me. I did have a little pitocin when I had my daughter to help me progress, but I guess if there's anyone out there who can help calm my fears, that would be great! I feel kind of nervous now!!!

 
Old 06-01-2005, 07:49 PM   #2
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Re: Nervous about being induced

You'll be fine!! I did it with my 1st, for the same reason, They used the poticon with me, and they tried cervidal, but my body did not like it! All I know is that 2 min after they inserted it, I had all types of nurses and Dr running in my room. With my 3rd, I went on at 7 am to be educed but my body did it on its own, so maybe yours will too Its really nothing to worry about! Keep me poted and good luck on your new addition!

 
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Old 06-02-2005, 09:15 AM   #3
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Re: Nervous about being induced

Thanks for the reply! I am still nervous, but you helped calm me a little! It's gonna be a long 3 weeks of worrying I think

 
Old 06-02-2005, 09:51 AM   #4
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Re: Nervous about being induced

Dont be nervous, but I know how you feel! The stress is NOT good for you! Everyone gets nervous a few weeks before the baby comes! With my 3rd I didnt even want to go ot the hospital. I wanted to throw up I was so scared. But as time went by and the contractions came faster, I just wanted it over! Do you know that a baby goes thru more pain and stress during pregnancy then the mother?
Again, relax...you'll be fine!

 
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