What does stripping the membranes mean?

Answer A normal human pregnancy lasts about 40 weeks. If a baby fails to make an appearance by its due date, then the health-care provider may offer to perform a procedure known as stripping the membranes... Read More »

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What is stripping of membranes?

By the end of pregnancy, most women become very uncomfortable and are willing to try just about anything to have their baby. Some health care providers will offer to strip or sweep their patient's ... Read More »

What is stripping membranes?

One natural way to induce a woman's labor is called stripping the membranes (or "bag of waters"), a process performed in the doctor's or midwife's office near the mother's due date.IdentificationSt... Read More »

What is stripping the membranes?

Stripping the membranes is a method used to induce labor in women who have reached full-term pregnancy. Stripping the membranes (also called sweeping the membranes), is a simple, relatively harmles... Read More »

Does sweeping membranes start labor?

I had my membranes swept on 9th october.... 11am, My daughter was born 10.10.10 at 13.58 after contractions starting ar 5.15am..... So i would say yes it does work!!!!!