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I'd say wait until the morning. That way, you can move around, to help labor keep going.

Tonight, I'm prescribing some good lovin'.

Great - will do it all first thing in the morning then

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It sounds like induction is a good idea with the medical issues. Is the baby's head down low enough to go ahead and strip your membranes or ARM instead of starting with PIT? I say this because using PIT with a VBAC or after uterine surgery is more risky than other methods of induction. Good luck, OP!

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It sounds like induction is a good idea with the medical issues. Is the baby's head down low enough to go ahead and strip your membranes or ARM instead of starting with PIT? I say this because using PIT with a VBAC or after uterine surgery is more risky than other methods of induction. Good luck, OP!
-2 station, membranes stripped yesterday! I won't consent for AROM because I'll be put on the clock whereas a low dose PIT will allow me to labor as long as I need.

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It was great to read your update! You have come to peace with your decision and you know this is a new birth. Tomorrow you will birth your baby .

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Thinking of you today! (btw my honey's name is Levi and I think it's a lovely name for a baby!)

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Me too... (me too thinking of you, not me too having a honey named Levi, rotfl)

Sending you great vibes for tomorrow... what time are you going in?

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Thank you!! I'm supposed to be there at 6am and will probably be getting started around 7/7:30. I'm going to post a thread here in Sept DDC as an official update thread. Being online helps get my mind off things, so I'm sure I'll be on alot!

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So exciting! Your baby will be here tomorrow! Wow!

You CAN do this. I'm happy to hear you sound in a good place. Lots of ELV and *hugs* for tomorrow!

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Lots of s and ELVs for a great birth tomorrow!

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ELV for you tomorrow. I can't wait to hear about his arrival

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Thank you everyone!!!

I said I'd do a play by play of today as best I could, so here goes!!
http://www.mothering.com/discussions...6#post15751786

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Birth story is posted!!!

http://www.mothering.com/discussions...2#post15756672

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I am so very excited for you! It is so amazing! Enjoy your baby moon!

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