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so frustrated!!

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Newmom2b Tue 20-Jan-15 06:52:50

Waters broke about 27 hours ago and for the past 5 hours been having mild contractions 15mins apart. I'm stuck in hospital as having a vbac- what can I do to get things going? Any tips? They won't induceme but may offer a hormone drip. Just want this baby out now, I really didn't envisage being in hospital for 24 hrs before anything really started!! Ahhhhhh

Nolim Tue 20-Jan-15 06:53:53

Hold on up there. flowers

HoggleHoggle Tue 20-Jan-15 06:54:47

Can you do lots of standing up, walking about if you're not already?

NaiceNickname Tue 20-Jan-15 09:26:51

My contractions didn't get any closer together or any more intense than 10 mins apart for 14 hours, that was bloody tiring. They started at 6am and I was booked in for another induction at 8pm, when I was examined they found I was around 4cm and gave me another sweep and told me to go for a walk. As soon as I left the induction suite to go for a walk i was having contractions every 4-5 minutes and DS was born 7 hours later.

I don't know if you can have a sweep once waters have broken but if not then just keep moving and upright as much as you can. I lost track of the number of times me and DH walked up and down the corridor! And bounce on a ball if they have one rather than sit on a chair or bed.

Good luck! smile

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