Does losing weight at 40 weeks mean that labor is close?

Answer 40 weeks means baby will come soon! It is one of the signs of impending labor, but there are many, including contractions, a bloody show, diarrhea, or your water breaking. 40 weeks is full term!

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If you had such strong braxton hicks contractions last night that you thought it was the real thing does that mean real labor is close?

Answer No, braxton hicks just help your uterus prepare but it does not mean you are close to delivery trust me I have been there too sweetie.

If you are 35 weeks pregnant and have been have irregular contractions and increased mucus for the past few days does that mean that labor is coming soon?

it sounds like pre-labor to me. It could mean it is close or your body could just be preparing for the weeks ahead. if your baby is born at 35 weeks it will be totally fine and healthy.

Im 36 weeks and 1 cm dilated my doctor thinks ill go into labor within the next 2weeks if that. how accurate can she be about that you have also already had preterm labor but they stopped it?

Answer eeh.. my doctor said the same thing when i was pregnant with my daughter. I went into preterm at 26 weeks,they stopped it, then at 36 weeks i started dialating. i was 50% and 1 cm.but i sta... Read More »

What could be wrong if you are eight weeks pregnant and losing weight?

Answer Probably nothing. Many women do not gain weight, and may even lose it in the first trimester. Blame nausea and tiredness.