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3 cm 80% effaced

So I had my 39 week appt today and also had my first internal exam. I'm 3cm and 80% effaced so the dr also swept my membranes. Anyone else have a similar situation? How long until your labor started? I know everyone is different, just curious about other experiences. Thanks!

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  • That's encouraging! Thanks for sharing.
  • I'm 40 wks 1 day, and got the same dilation/effacement today. No membrane sweep though. I've been having contractions all day, but they are irregular. It's my 4th baby, I suspect he will be here any day.
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  • I was at 3-4 CM and 90% effaced since 37 weeks with DS, had my membranes swept at 39 weeks and ended up being induced at 40w3d

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  • I was 3 cm and 50% last Thursday.  I had a membrane sweep and my water broke at 3:30 the next morning.  
  • I was 3cm and 80 percent when I had my membranes swept and I ended up being induced 2 days later. 
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    I was the same at 39w but declined a sweep. Was 4cm and 80 at 39w5d, got a sweep then, and it made me really crampy and achy for two days, but no labor. I got a prenatal chiro adjustment three days after the sweep at 40w1d, went into labor six hours later and had my D the next day.

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  • 3 cm and 50 percent at my 39 wk appt. had membrane sweep. Lost mucus plug 2 days later. But here I still sit at 40.2 with no little one
  • Ill be 40 weeks on Friday and I've been 3 cm and 75 for a few weeks. Was 4.5 cm with my daughter for a few weeks too.

    ETA had a sweep with my son at 39 weeks and had him 40w5d
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  • I was 3cm almost 100% effaced and having contractions at 38 weeks (last week) at the docs office. Still waiting to go into active labor at 39 weeks 2 days.
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