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Baby's head not engaged at 40 weeks - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i'm 40 wks pregnant
User :   but the baby's head has not engaged yet
Doctor :   ok
User :   he is still floating
Doctor :   u have choice of undergoing csection or induced labour
User :   he is also over nine lbs
Doctor :   at this point of time
Doctor :   since ur past 37 weeks
Doctor :   u can always go in for one of the two
User :   won't induced labourrip my vagina apart
Doctor :   i didnt get you
Doctor :   ur gynecologist will induce labour
User :   won't induced labour rip my vagina apart???
User :   i haven't gone to a gynae
Doctor :   r u getting labour pains
User :   no
User :   nothing
User :   still strong and workingg
User :   no abnormal syptoms
Doctor :   it depends, not always will give episotomy

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