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What does the absence of contractions and 4 cms dilation of cervix suggest?

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Posted on Mon, 1 Jun 2015
Question: Our first baby due May 25. 4cm dialated and no contractions. Is this normal? Does this mean baby will be early?
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Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain (18 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
mature baby

Detailed Answer:
Hello sir, thanks for trusting health care magic
Its alright nothing to worry it is early pabour.
She needs admission and delivery is due anytime.
Baby is fully mature and not early nothing to worry.
Regards
Dr Manisha
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Manisha Jain (33 minutes later)
She just started having lower back pain. There was a mucus discharge a few hours ago. She has a tightening feeling in the uterous but its not painful. Is this active labor? Should we stay at home and wait, or go to the hospital? There are no painful contractions, which is why we are confused.
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Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain (3 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Reach hospital immediately

Detailed Answer:
Yes dear you need to go to the hospital as soon as possible.
She will deliver in next few hours for sure.
Wish you a healthy baby soon.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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What does the absence of contractions and 4 cms dilation of cervix suggest?

Brief Answer: mature baby Detailed Answer: Hello sir, thanks for trusting health care magic Its alright nothing to worry it is early pabour. She needs admission and delivery is due anytime. Baby is fully mature and not early nothing to worry. Regards Dr Manisha