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Contractions every 20 mins for 13 hours

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Madhouse41 Thu 11-Nov-10 05:24:52

and although they are getting so painful now they are not getting any closer together. This is my 4th DC and I thought it might have been quick but I just don't seem to be progressing. The pain is but that's it.

I called the MW at the hospital and she said it was entirely up to me when I go in as I was aware of my pain threshold and body. I could go in and be put on a ward and DH be sent home. I've not been able to sleep as I wake up every 20 mins with the pain.

Should I call the hospital again? It is a 40 car ride away and I don't want to go there to be sent home. I'm so tired and really don't know what to do.

mrsbigw Thu 11-Nov-10 07:44:26

Hi madhouse did you go in yet? Hope you are ok.

OnlyWantsOne Thu 11-Nov-10 07:51:48

hope youre ok xxx

bubbahubba Thu 11-Nov-10 08:28:16

have you tried getting in a deep bath and staying there for as long as poss?

Madhouse41 Thu 11-Nov-10 09:04:33

My waters have gone now but the contractions seem to have stopped!!! Can't get through to labour ward. Think we're just going to head in. confused

OnlyWantsOne Thu 11-Nov-10 09:12:40

wowzer if cont X have stopped, time for a sleep maybe??

mrsbigw Thu 11-Nov-10 17:37:07

am so curious as to how far madhouse is along now, hope everything is going well; anybody know?

lucybrad Sat 13-Nov-10 11:22:02

update please!

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