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If your waters broke before labour, how many weeks were you?

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#26 123Babies4Me

Posted 12 October 2018 - 01:30 AM

I’ve had five kids, waters broke triggering labour with only the first two.
First one - 39 weeks
Second one - 40+5 weeks 😁

#27 coolbreeze

Posted 12 October 2018 - 03:15 AM

First waters broke with a big hollywood gush on the toilet at 40 weeks 5 days. No sign of labour before this at all.
Baby born 4 hours later.
Second niggly minor labour all day at 39 weeks 5 days. Ob broke waters at 5.45pm and baby born 7.35pm.

#28 StartledFlamingo

Posted 12 October 2018 - 07:25 AM

38w 4d and labour started 5-6 hours later for the first.
39w 6 days and labour an hour or two later for number 2.

#29 Sally1983

Posted 12 October 2018 - 09:36 AM

First bub, waters broke 38+1, baby born 12 hours later via ventouse.

Second bub, arom 38+4 as I was already 3cm dilated, baby born 2 hours later.

#30 lozoodle

Posted 12 October 2018 - 09:56 AM

40+2 when my waters broke with DD3.

My waters didn't broke until the pushing stage with the other kids which were both 40+3 and 40+6

#31 TheGreenSheep

Posted 12 October 2018 - 10:58 AM

38+2 in spontaneous labour, membranes bulging and the midwife broke mine to progress labour, baby arrived an hour later
40+6 and waters broke and baby arrived three hours later

#32 B.M.C.M.I.E

Posted 12 October 2018 - 11:53 AM

DD1 - 40+6
DD2 - 39+3
DD3 - 40
DD4 - laboured first, waters broke as pushing 39+6
DS1 - 37+3

#33 rowd

Posted 12 October 2018 - 01:15 PM

My first waters broke at 31 weeks, baby born 35+4.

Second waters didn't break until established labour at 38+1.

#34 Kiki M

Posted 12 October 2018 - 02:24 PM

Waters broke at 34+5, delivered less than 24 hours later.

#35 somila

Posted 12 October 2018 - 02:57 PM

Nine days overdue.

#36 Soontobegran

Posted 12 October 2018 - 03:28 PM

Women will usually go into labour within 12 hours of rupturing membranes but that is a forewater rupture and not a hindwater one.
Still very many mums will rupture once already in labour.

My membranes were always ruptured for me....I missed out on the puddle in the supermarket. :)

#37 MsLaurie

Posted 14 October 2018 - 07:48 PM

40+1, as the doctor was doing an internal exam to see if my weeks of “hmm is that something?” pre-labor cramping had actually done anything. She said “uh, did you feel that?” me “no... what?” “Your waters just broke... any contractions yet? You might not be going home today...”
As it turned out, no contractions, was sent home to wait, and told to return in the morning for induction drugs to kick things off. Bub was born that next afternoon.

#38 Lunafreya

Posted 14 October 2018 - 08:03 PM

Mine ruptured on the couch 39+6 and six hours later DS was born about 90 minutes before his exact due date.

Had lots of water, so it gushed out.

#39 kpingitquiet

Posted 14 October 2018 - 09:35 PM

38+1 for mine. Mega-flood rupture at 8pm on a Wednesday, contractions started within an hour and were intense by 3am. Very long difficult labor though. She wasn't born for until the wee hours of Saturday morning.

#40 Nebula

Posted 20 October 2018 - 03:21 AM

I was 37 week's when my waters broke, I'm pretty sure I was having some contractions two days earlier that fizzled out but once my waters broke my contractions started within half an hour and got stronger from there

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