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Bumpfest 2015: all you need for birth and beyond - in one day!
Just asking, because I'm not sure what it should look like. I thought it would be substantial but this morning I had some light brown, like old-blood-type discharge, and that was it...have been having some practise ctx and shooting pains and so on, MW says baby is only 2/5 palpable now, so right down there and I'm walking like I have a watermelon between my legs.I just don't know if this would count as a show or not. Probably not but humour me as I have had enough!!!
My show was small, snot like with brown blood bits in. Not very much though.Later in hospital I passed the proper plug which I can't clearly remember but was much more.After I passed the first little bit my labour kicked off properly (had been having contraction pains every 30 mins for 14 hours, had show and was at 3-5 min contractions 2 hours later.Fingers crossed it's your time and good luck!
Thanks, Oreo See it wasn't like very thick stuff - just more of a staining on the pad iykwim? But quite brown and normally it's just creamy.I can't work out what is Ctx and what is just pressure in my poor old pelvis at the moment - pain is pretty consistent. Well I guess I'll find out soon enough!
Mine wasn't thick either, I imagine there is a bit of variety from woman to woman too.My early labour pains - pre show were like perios pains. I did the supermarket shop, cleaned the house etc - so in no way debilitating, just uncomfortable, then increasing to painfull.After the show they started to hurt - a couple of hours later they hurt a lot!It is an old cliche but you will know when they do get going!!Try and get/keep moving around that will help get things going if it is the start.
Thankyou - I'll keep moving and see what transpires!
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