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37 weeks pregnant, hip pain, soft stools, baby has not dropped, contractions. Suggestions?

I m 37 weeks and have hip pain ,soft stool but not a lot .I have also felt really sleepy and then have energy.My doctor says I m closed and the baby has not dropped. was high risk my whole pregnancy up until yesterday. We are grateful we made it this far. However, I m so confused on the signs l o l . I m aware contractions will be a positive sign ....just like to learn more.
Asked On : Sat, 27 Oct 2012
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You said that your whole pregnancy has been in high risk. Since you are in 37 weeks now, it is better to be in close touch with your Obstetrician. You need more frequent monitoring every week.

If your os is still closed and the baby has not dropped, you could opt for an elective caesarian section at term. It is a safer option for you. A trial of labour may be allowed too.

Follow the instructions of your Obstetrician.

All the best.
Answered: Fri, 9 Nov 2012
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