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  1. When You Have a Long Pregnancy, part 1: Expectations, Interventions and Consent

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    No long pregnancies here, please!

    "I was told: 'They don’t let you go past 40 weeks.'"

    Here in the UK, there is a rarely questioned expectation that if a pregnancy is long, it will end in an induction. We are much more accepting of short pregnancies, generally speaking, than we are of long ones.