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How long after show?
Did baby make its appearance.


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#1 butterflydreaming

Posted 05 December 2012 - 08:26 PM

Yesterday I had an internal and stretch and sweep, I was told that my cervix wasn't yet ripe and that he didn't think I'd go before her due date. (9th/12)

Today I've felt off all day and much more introverted then usual just wanting to be alone. (This happened before my sons birth too) about an hour ago I had a massive show and not sure what to expect now. With my son I never got a show and waters broke just before he was born.

For those who had a show how soon after did you meet your little one?

#2 TinyTeddys

Posted 05 December 2012 - 08:34 PM

Have only had a show with DS3. Show started early afternoon, irregular contractions from about 10pm through the night. Established labour was from about 9am and he was born at 10.50am.

Good luck!!

#3 strawberrycakes

Posted 05 December 2012 - 08:35 PM

For me it was a little more than 24 hours later.

I had a show (lost my plug) on a Friday morning (8amish), I felt kind of 'strange' and after my midwife check up changed my plans of going shopping to sit at home alone because I just felt a little strange & didn't want to go anywhere.

By mid morning I started to get some period type feeling pains & needed to go to the toilet alot.  By 3pm mild contractions had started & DD was born 5:30pm the next day (Saturday)

#4 dogsneaker

Posted 05 December 2012 - 08:36 PM

The show you see could possibly be from the s&s you had.

Are you continuing to lose you mucal plug over a period of time? Or do you think the s&s might have loosened part of it a little?

I had a s&s, there was show the moment my OB was done and it set of mild irregular contractions almost straight away. I had DD within 24 hours.

Good luck.

#5 mandarins

Posted 05 December 2012 - 08:39 PM

about 24 hrs later for me also

#6 bakesgirls

Posted 05 December 2012 - 08:42 PM

From show to birth:
DD1- 18 hours
DD2- 12 hours
DD3- 4 hours

#7 AliC05

Posted 05 December 2012 - 08:44 PM

Show about 8am

DS born 7:56am the next morning

Id actually never realised before that it was nearly exactly 24 hours!!

#8 JapNFeral

Posted 05 December 2012 - 08:44 PM

D3 - 2 hours.

Edited by JAPN2, 05 December 2012 - 08:45 PM.


#9 butterflydreaming

Posted 05 December 2012 - 09:03 PM

Thanks ladies, everytime I go the bathroom there's more 'show'. Fingers crossed it starts soon.

#10 R2B2

Posted 05 December 2012 - 09:11 PM

with my first daughter, I had a show at around 6am and she was born just after 5pm that evening.

with my second daughter, I had a show for many many days leading up to her induction.

I dont remember with my son.

#11 niggles

Posted 05 December 2012 - 09:16 PM

My show has signalled the start of labour for both my kids. From when I got a show my contractions became regular and increasingly frequent. 12 hours for the first, 10 for the second.

#12 pinkcupcakes

Posted 05 December 2012 - 11:54 PM

with dd i got show about 25 hrs before she was born.. and ds, well.. i got a long slow show on a saturday night, waters didnt break until monday afternoon, and had him on tues morning! all it taught me was, who knows, anything could happen. congrats, butterfly, this too shall pass and you'll have your beautiful bubba! yay! bbabyflip.gif  ddance.gif  cclap.gif  eexcite.gif

hope all goes well for you. biggrin.gif

#13 IVF Baby

Posted 06 December 2012 - 07:28 AM

10pm show, 11pm waters broke and emergency c section at 11.15am the next day and my little man arrived.

#14 Feral_Pooks

Posted 06 December 2012 - 07:36 AM

Show when I woke up Saturday, after prelabour pains Friday and Friday night. Waters broke that night, got to hospital at 4am, baby born 1.32pm Sunday.

#15 premmie_29weeks

Posted 06 December 2012 - 08:05 AM

First time, 4pm and ds1 was born at 11.30 the next morning. So 20 hours. Labour didn't get going till 10pm that night.

2nd time, 7pm at night, and ds2 was born at 8.30 the next morning. Though I had a very short labour that time. Whole thing was less than 90 minutes. My waters didn't break till a few seconds before he was born.

#16 Rolex

Posted 06 December 2012 - 08:10 AM

I only had a show with #3 - about 18 hours before he was born.

Good luck, OP original.gif

#17 axiomae

Posted 06 December 2012 - 08:18 AM

With DD I had a show early Monday morning, continued to show all Monday, irregular contractions on Tuesday, false labor for 12 hours all Tuesday night to stop on Wednesday.

"Real" labor began about 9pm Wednesday night and then DD was worn at 8.48am Thursday! So a bit of a journey!

#18 riwybo

Posted 08 December 2012 - 11:51 AM

I went into labour 2 hours after I had a show. Was in labour for 11 hours.

#19 Chief Pancake Make

Posted 12 December 2012 - 03:33 PM

Show about 6am 18 hrs before DD was born.  Early contractions alsso started then,  waters broke 2pm.

#20 sweetest_pea

Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:43 PM

about 2 days

#21 Sweet like a lemon

Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:53 PM

I think you need to go in if contractions don't start. They will give you an antibiotic which is to protect the baby from infections he / she might be exposed to. You'll probably get sent home then until contractions start but generally if they haven't started 24hrs after your waters break, they will induce. Good luck!


#22 Jax12

Posted 28 February 2013 - 05:00 PM

Oh, OP, really hope you've gone into labour by now!  Otherwise that's one hell of a long pregnancy original.gif

#23 blenheim

Posted 28 February 2013 - 05:06 PM

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Edited by blenheim, 28 February 2013 - 05:07 PM.


#24 Natttmumm

Posted 01 March 2013 - 06:55 AM

Show (with blood) was at 3 am on Tuesday, baby born 8pm on Wednesday night. Doc broke my waters at 730am on Wednesday.
Best wishes it won't be long

#25 riwybo

Posted 06 March 2013 - 10:26 AM

I only had a show with my 1st & I went into labour 2 hours after I had it. Was in labour for 10-11 hours



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