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How do u know u are dialating without the doc telling u?

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how will i know im dialating my doc has not checked at all and i am 40 weeks tomorrow?

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You can't feel it.  You just have to wait until the doc checks you.
Most times the doctor or nurse will not check you until to have signs or are in labour. As a general rule they don't ask if they poke around and check all the time it can break your water and increase the rate of infection.

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