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Avatar Katie...
Hi Alex, I'm 40 wks and I was wondering if you have any suggestions to get labour started?

I had a sweep and stretch done 3 days ago and afterwards I had a show. Midwife said I was 3cm and it was easy to get around baby's head does this mean I will go into labour soon?
I was induced at 41+2 wks with my first.

Sarah...
Answer: Hi, Unfortunately if you went overdue with your first you are at an increased chance of going over with this baby. You can try long walks, swimming and warm baths. Some people recommend sex as this can help ripen the cervix. The signs are good that you are geting ready to go into labour but it may not be soon. Best wishes, Alex.
Answered: 22 Nov 2011