Labor & Delivery: Steroids

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Steroids for Fetal Lung Development?

A.M. asks from Los Angeles

The goods new is the baby is healthy and above average in weight, however, the drs. are quite certain I will have an early csection, due to complications/high risk an...


Going into Labor

H.R. asks from Dallas

I am having my first baby. I went to the doctors office about 3 days ago and thats when my doctor cheaked me and said i was three centimeters and said I was softening...


Should Newborns Be Given Steroids?

N.H. asks from San Diego

I know this sounds like a dumb question, but here is what happened: My second daughter was born last week. The day of her birth, the pedriatic nurse said that my da...


35 Weeks Induce Labor?

A.Y. asks from Fresno

Hi I am 35 weeks 5 days pregnant with baby girl number 3. I have been dealing with pre term labor issues since about 20ish weeks after a terrible bout of hyperemisis ...


Questions About Labor and Breastfeeding

B.V. asks from Kansas City

Hi Moms, We are thinking about having another baby. Actually my first pregnancy and delivery because we adopted our only child who is now 2 1/2 when she was just de...


Advice on Preterm Labor

H.G. asks from Kansas City

I am not quite 34 weeks pregnant and was put on strict bedrest this afternoon after the Dr. discovered that I have dilated to a 3 and am 50% effaced. As long as I'm ...


Fetal Fibronectin Test (For Pre-term Labor) Was It Accurate?

K.F. asks from Dallas

I am 31 weeks pregnant and having contractions so my doctor has put me on Tributaline to stop the contractions. He also gave me the Fetal Fibronectin test which he is...


Preterm Labor at 35 Weeks

S.A. asks from Spokane

I went to the hospital having contractions every 3 to 4 mins 3 cm and 50 to 60% effaced. They gave me Nifedipine to stop the contractions while I was at the hospital....


Adrenal Failure and Labor

A.G. asks from Boca Raton

Earlier in my pregnancy I had to take prednisone 25 mg for 3 days due to a bad case of bronchitis. My OB thinks that I am at risk for adrenal failure during delivery...


Help Need to Know What Might Be Expected Preterm Labor 28 Weeks

I.X. asks from Los Angeles

just got news that my sister's water broke today. She was driven to a hospital an hour away with a more advanced NICU. We are trying to figure out if she was 28 or...