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#1 spottydog

Posted 02 January 2013 - 12:05 PM

Im not asking about me right now, i am just wondering what prelabour was like for others.

Im sitting here and bored lol.

Im 37w this Friday. With DD i just went into spontanious labour, with my waters breaking at 39weeks, i didnt have any indication (apart from a small mucus plus - in hindsight 48hrs before waters breaking)

Are there things you noticed that happened to you before you went into labour? More braxtons? Any other symptoms.


#2 Glitterz

Posted 02 January 2013 - 12:17 PM

Hi Spotty!!!

Cant believe your 37 weeks already?!?!  Where did that time go.. maybe its gone slow for you though??
How very exciting.

With DD I had pre labour for about a week and a half before hand.
My braxton hicks which I would get occasionally began to appear more frequently and were stronger.  In the week and a half prior to real labour, Id have many a night where contractions (or braxton tightenings) would happen regularly every 10mins down to every 5 mins then fizzle out.  This would happen for about 4-6 hours at a time.  
So on the day I did actually go into labour, I didn't know.. and just thought it was braxtons playing tricks on me again... until I got to hospital and was 6cm.  My waters never broke.

Other than that, no other indications.

Hope all goes well!

#3 spottydog

Posted 02 January 2013 - 12:24 PM

Oh that doesnt sound too nice, that would drive me nuts lol. I still have a three yr old to run around after, id be exhausted it it were me.

Gone quite quick until the past couple of weeks, now its dragging, haha. I am usually busy every day but with school holidays im feeling a bit bored haha.


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