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Old 10-09-2012, 05:58 AM   #6
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Re: Going pat 41 weeks...really dangerous?

I went to 42+2 with DS. I was basically being forced into an induction at 42+3. My MW cited a study that proved the risks outweighed the benefits of staying pregnant after 41+3. (I do not have this info.) Nevertheless, they were willing to let me go to 42 weeks. They didn't care much for my choice to stay pregnant beyond that. As I said above, 42+3 was to be my absolute limit. They had me do a bunch of NSTs, an ultrasound, and I can't even remember what else after I went overdue. I was charting, so I am sure of my dates. DS came out with the classic signs of being overdue.
Liz (12 yrs), Jake (Feb '10), Josie (Sept '12), & Josh (Sept '13)
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