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Llouh Sat 31-Oct-15 13:24:17

Hello smile

I think I woke up in early labour today. Since about 8am I've been having achey pains that start at the bottom of my bump and spread up and towards my back.

At 10.30 I had a show which is still coming out now.

The pains don't seem to have been getting any more intense or closer together. I know I could be in early labour for a few days but is there anything I can do to speed this up?

Mrscog Sat 31-Oct-15 13:30:09

Can you face sex? I was holding a baby less than 24 hours later both times.

Llouh Sat 31-Oct-15 13:38:38

Mrscog I could face sex, not sure my oh can after I got him to look at my show earlier though grin

I'll certainly ask him haha. Thank you!

Ladypug Sat 31-Oct-15 13:54:29

Yay Louh! No advice but recognise you from the boards and wanted to say hooray and good luck!

Llouh Sat 31-Oct-15 13:56:06

Thank you Ladypug! Are you still waiting for your baby? Can't be long now for you I think you were due before me?

Ladypug Sat 31-Oct-15 14:05:29

Still waiting, now 11 days overdue :-( induction next week! Starting to lose the will to live!

sally92 Sun 01-Nov-15 00:14:13

Hey ladies, who's baby was on same due date as me on 25th October ?
Has any of you had your babies yet I'm 7days overdue- really fed up now.. Have to be induced on the 5th Nov of he doesn't show soon.. I would prefer natural labour to start though..

Ladypug Sun 01-Nov-15 07:24:35

Hi Sally, I'm 12 days overdue and pulling my hair out! :-(

Llouh Sun 01-Nov-15 08:44:47

My baby Joel came this morning at 6am he is gorgeous and 10lb. 6 shock__ good luck ladies they are worth the wait

Mrscog Sun 01-Nov-15 09:21:47

Congratulations Llough smile Glad you didn't have to wait long!

kayla999 Sun 01-Nov-15 10:16:41

Grats on bby

Ladypug Sun 01-Nov-15 11:05:41

Congrats Llouh!!! :-)

LexiLexi Sun 01-Nov-15 11:46:32

Llouh sounds positive. Was there any blood in your show? If so, then that's definitely a good sign. My show started about 3 days before established labour, had blood tinged show about 12 hours before. My little boy was born on 24th October.

Pains at the front are a good sign baby is in a good position, according to my doula. Very best of luck & pls do let us know how you get on!

LexiLexi Sun 01-Nov-15 11:47:47

Arrgh just realised I've cross posted! Many congrats Llouh on your new arrival.

Hopefully above info is of use to others reading this thread

sally92 Sun 01-Nov-15 16:39:03

Aw congrats Llouh,
Yeah ladypug I'm week overdue today.. I'm really annoyed cause have no signs what so ever apart from mild sharpe pains and twinges down below..
I'm to be induced on the 5th nov if he doesn't come soon..

sally92 Sun 01-Nov-15 16:40:45

Llouh, did u get any signs before baby came this morning.. Or did it all happen so soon ?

Llouh Sun 01-Nov-15 22:05:11

Thank you for all of the lovely messages! He is perfect and bloody huge haha.

Sally I was having really mild contractions when I woke up at 8am yesterday and then my waters broke at 10.30am. I went into hospital at 2am Sunday and he popped out 4 hours later but before that no, no signs at all. Not even a twinge or Braxton hick haha

sally92 Sun 01-Nov-15 22:45:48

Aww bless, happy for you and congratulations smile
Just want my little prince to be here now getting impatient lol

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