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36 3 days Pregnant with baby 5 and midwive said 2/5 head wgat

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36 3 days Pregnant with baby 5 and midwive said 2/5 head wgat does it mean b i asked her how long befor i go into labour she reckons 1 weeks will tj out s be the case
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 11 months ago.
I am sorry but I do not know what 2/5 head means Can you provide further explanation? YOur midwife cannot know if you will go into labor within a week. And of course an online question service cannot tell you that either. Most babies are born between 39-41 weeks. Not earlier.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.

It means baby head engaged and i had my babys at 38 weeks i was just wondering would my midwive be right maybe a week left or so thanks

Expert:  Dr. K. replied 11 months ago.
Ok so that means the head is engaged. And no your midwife cannot tell by exam that you have a week left, it is merely an educated guess. Its more likely to deliver around 39-41 weeks.
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