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Pregnant and overdue: what happens next?

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If the head is down and the cervix sufficiently soft and dilated, your caregivers will usually offer to "sweep" the membranes around the baby at the top of the cervix to release chemicals called prostaglandins, which may help start uterine contractions. If this is not an option, your doctors will discuss the pros and cons of induction versus waiting a little longer.

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Pregnant and overdue: what happens next?
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