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I think my waters have broken..

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Icklepickle101 Mon 11-Jan-16 16:19:30

And I'm right in the middle of bloody batch cooking!!

Fish pie is only 1/3 done, lasagne needs assembling and the curries are currently just plain chicken.

I'm meant to be having an ELCS so do I finish cooking or run to hospital?!

JE1234 Mon 11-Jan-16 16:21:29

I don't know whether it would be the same for everyone but my Obs told me to go straight in if waters went as they wouldn't want the labour to progress. Good luck OP flowers

angelpuffs Mon 11-Jan-16 16:21:54

Oh no, ickle! I'd get to the hospital asap unless you don't mind going into labour and having the baby naturally. How many weeks are you? Good luck! X

ShowOfHands Mon 11-Jan-16 16:22:24

Well I had 31 and 38 hours respectively between waters and cs so I'd whip up a cake or two as well. grin

Seriously, ring the hospital to check.

Icklepickle101 Mon 11-Jan-16 16:24:58

I knew I should have started this earlier, will call them now and see if mum could pop round to finish my cooking if dp does it good poisoning is inevitable

I'm 37+5 with my first so didn't imagine this happening before my date next Thursday!!

RatOnnaStick Mon 11-Jan-16 16:26:47

Whereas I had 5 and 2.5 between waters and baby so don't take notice of us, get phoning! grin

angelpuffs Mon 11-Jan-16 16:27:06

Maybe order a taxi to the hospital and finish cooking in the meantime....

MoreGilmoreGirls Mon 11-Jan-16 16:28:41

My waters broke the night before (trickle not a flood though) contractions started the following morning and went to hospital around lunch time so in my experience you've got time but ring your maternity unit to check in case. Good luck OP

angelpuffs Mon 11-Jan-16 16:30:12

If you weren't having an elective c section is say you have time- but as you are, I'd get there asap.

Icklepickle101 Mon 11-Jan-16 22:49:28

I sacrificed the food and am in hospital waiting for a consultant!! Mum has said she will pop in and get it all finished for me!!

Rpj16 Mon 11-Jan-16 23:47:40

Hope everything goes ok Icklepickle!

PennyHasNoSurname Mon 11-Jan-16 23:49:48

Ahh good that youve gone in to be checked. They may send you home with instructions to come back by a set time for an elcs, rather than doing it tonight.

Good on your mum for stepping in with the food!

angelpuffs Tue 12-Jan-16 09:00:55

What's the latest, ickle?

Panther79 Tue 12-Jan-16 09:52:50

Good luck Ickle flowers

Icklepickle101 Tue 12-Jan-16 10:48:32

Was only hind waters so wasn't whisked away as an emergency, just hanging about waiting for a slot about to eat my own arm in hunger

Mum sent me photos of all my dinners nicely boxed and labelled, she is such a star!

I'm getting impatient now though, want to meet little pickle!!

Paddypaws3 Tue 12-Jan-16 10:49:55

Exciting, good luck! Hope you're not waiting around for too long smile.

GlitteryFluff Tue 12-Jan-16 10:56:12

Oooh exciting op.
Glad your batch cooking didn't go to waste.
Hope they find you a slot soon. I had a wait of 4 days! Hoping it's quicker for you.

Diddlydokey Wed 13-Jan-16 13:14:59

What a superstar Mum! Good luck Ickle

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