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Missing the birth to our 1st child.

I am due the 22 of december and my fiance has gotten orders to leave for the 9th of december and is going to end up missing the birth to our 1st child would you induce early for someone in my situation and is it safe ?
Asked On : Tue, 30 Nov 2010
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Yes you can go for induction if the dates are accurate and baby's lungs are mature.

You need Ultrasound and other tests to look for fetal lung maturity. If the lungs are are mature there is less risk of RDSin neonate.

Because it is only 3 weeks earlier, I am positive your baby lungs are mature.

Good Luck
Dr. Jagdish
Answered: Tue, 30 Nov 2010
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