I went in to be induced at 3pm on Thursday afternoon although I was already 1cm that morning at the ante natal clinic. I was not allowed to leave once I'd had the gel. It took 3 lots of gel, breaking my waters and the drip to finally have DS on Saturday night.
I must be one of those rare women. I was given one lot of the gel, and had baby about 6 hrs later! First baby too. I was kept in hospital after being given the gel. Good luck OP
I stayed in hospital after the gel. Had it at 9.30pm and DS was born at 6.14am. I went from 3cm to birth in 2 hours so lucky I didn't get sent home!
I had gel, it didn't work for me, but they didn't send me home until bubs came.
I got the gel at 37+6 got some contractions overnight, waters got broken at 9am but then my bp needed bringing down over a few hours (I was being induced for high bp, small for dates baby and an unexplained bleed), drip at 1pm and DS was born at 5:20pm 38 weeks.
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