What would happen? - page 2
If you had a patient come in for gel, but you couldn't give it to her because she was contracting and was dilated to 4 very soft, you commented, that delivery would be imminent if you broke her... Read More
Aug 26, '02Joined: Jul '02; Posts: 8I'm not affiliated with that site, I just picked the name cuz I am fascinated with the birth process, pregnancy and everything that goes with it. 2 of my children were born in a hospital, 1 in my van. All is fine. I want to be a doula. I wanted to be a nurse before I had kids, which is kind of how I ended up here. I understand where you are all coming from. I won't ask anything else.
Aug 26, '02Joined: Oct '00; Posts: 10,236; Likes: 64Originally posted by birthjunkie
I won't ask anything else.
Aug 27, '02Joined: Apr '02; Posts: 38,751; Likes: 16,271Kat ask AWAY...you are always welcome. NO ONE here resents your questions; we are only being prudent. Take care and don't go away!
Aug 27, '02Occupation: RN-Labor and Delivery Joined: Aug '02; Posts: 14; Likes: 4Our unit has a policy that if there is no cervical changes in 2 hours the patient is dc.d. Lots of people walk around for weeks with ctx and they are 3cm or 4cm. My sister was 4cm for four weeks. I told her not to go anywhere without a pan to catch that baby in:chuckle :chuckle
We have had pts that we have dc'd at 1cm that deliver in the car or at home....you just never know!!!!
Aug 27, '02Occupation: Nurse Joined: Aug '99; Posts: 364; Likes: 1I know some one who was sent home as a g4p3 @ 6 cm. She just wasnt in labor. Returned to the hospital 6 hours later at 8 cm and delivered 1 hour later.
Sep 4, '02Occupation: R.N. Specialty: 27 year(s) of experience in cardiac, diabetes, OB/GYN ; Joined: Feb '02; Posts: 1,947; Likes: 418I agree with everyone here. Nature happens......