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What causes delayed Labour?
Last Updated: 5th January, 2020
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Regarding this, how long do they wait to induce labor after due date?
In some areas you may be offered an inductionatbetween seven days and 10 days after your duedate,in others it may be two weeks. This is because it'sstillnot known when the ideal time is to inducelabour inoverdue mums (Gülmezoglu et al2012).
is it dangerous to go past your due date? The Risks of Going Past Due Date Only about 1 out of every 10 babies isofficiallyoverdue, which means that the baby is born after 42 weeksofpregnancy. Recent research has shown that delivery after 40weeksmay come with certain risks, and OB-GYNshaveresponded.
Considering this, are boy babies usually late?
He found that first babies were, indeed,slightlymore likely to be born late, at 41 weeks or later,comparedwith other babies (second-borns, third-borns, etc.)Theresults showed that a firstborn baby has a 15 to 16percentchance of being born late, compared with a 9 or 10percentchance for other babies.
Does stress delay labor?
Longer answer: we will probably never know,because it'stoo hard to study extreme stress in laboringwomen. Thesestudies suggest that severe stress may slow downprogressduring early labor. However, extreme stressdoes notappear to slow down active labor.