3 weeks to go!!!

(10 Posts)
Celestae Wed 26-Mar-14 12:26:29

I've been having period like cramps this last few days, often coupled with back ache.

Occasional sick feelings have been appearing too.

When baby moves it's verging on painful so I am assuming sooner than his due date... He is second DS

I'm so excited and sort of nervous.. Any tips for moving things along?

It's 7 years since my first so I have forgotten a lot of it, also DS1 was really late nearly 2 weeks after his due date.

Sweetpea86 Thu 27-Mar-14 20:08:48

I have 3 weeks today I'm due on 17th April. Feels like a life time away,

I've been getting bh contractions I think I can't tell if baby is pushing his bum out those but lots of tightening at the top of my bump and really low.

Same as you been getting period type cramping and like the feeling I need to break wind or poo sorry tmi, but it wears off. I'm not even consitpated been regular every day for couple of weeks, even when I'm not preg I'm not the regular lol.

Watching with interest on how to move things along smile

beela Thu 27-Mar-14 21:41:07

3 weeks for me too - due on 20th April.

I've been getting lots of BH as well, which make me breathless, pressure low down, and - erm - slightly looser poos (sorry tmi).

But I'm not going to get excited, it could be over a month away still!

Celestae Fri 28-Mar-14 10:38:18

Ooo yay, let's keep each other updated!!!

I had a touch of cystitis this week, which could have been what was creating the cramping sensation... Luckily I know exactly what symptoms this creates, so was straight to the doc and straight on anti biotics.

I drank about a lake full of cranberry watered down yesterday and I'm going to keep it up too. Not many twinges today, and I'm enjoying this while it lasts lol. I can't wait to see the little boy in my arms, but I can enjoy the comfortable feeling of not feeling like crap.

What do you think with regards to arrival dates? Late? early? On time?
I'm hoping to be a little early as I was nearly 2 weeks late with my first.

Good luck due date buddies!

beela Fri 28-Mar-14 11:41:20

I've been addicted to cranberry juice all through this pregnancy!

I thought this one would be late (was induced at 39 weeks due to pe last time, but I think I would've have gone over) but my bump has definitely dropped in the last day or two so maybe it's getting moving, eek!

I'm looking forward to meeting my baby too, but will miss being pregnant (apart from the not being able to get comfy in bed!).

Celestae Fri 28-Mar-14 11:54:08

My bump dropped last week, I got all excited because I could breathe properly again. Lol.

I read somewhere that early arrivals are decided by the fathers genes, my partner was prem by 2 months, but my step daughter was late and this baby seems pretty comfortable in my belly too.... So I don't know how true that really is.

I'll miss it but a big part of me will be relieved to get it over with, it's not been so easy this time

beela Fri 28-Mar-14 12:13:22

I keep getting breathless randomly, e.g. when I am just sitting still, but perhaps I am being kicked in the lungs?

I'm one of those weirdos who loves being pregnant, and have been fortunate enough to have a straightforward pregnancy (so far), but I am starting to think that I might have had enough in a couple of weeks time. 9 months is long enough. It was much easier last time when I didn't have a 3 yo to look after! But running around after him has kept me fitter than last time so I guess it's swings and roundabouts. Sorry you've not found it easy.

Celestae Fri 28-Mar-14 18:13:06

Ah it's all part of the fun. Then you get to have cuddles with a perfect little boo after it all and that makes it worth it. grin

Inglori0us Fri 28-Mar-14 21:03:02

Hello. My ELCS is booked for 14th April but I've been having lots of mild contractions for days. Will end up with EMCS if anything happens sooner due to humumgous and transverse baby.

Celestae Sat 05-Apr-14 18:38:24

Hi all, some exciting news, my waters broke last night. No contractions yet unfortunately. They think I will have to be induced tomorrow. Wish me luck ladies and I'll check back to post birth details etc

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