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Advice quickly please - red blood 38 weeks

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kiki22 Fri 12-Aug-16 21:35:39

Just a tiny amount, only time I had blood at this stage with DS was the bloody shows but this had no mucus/discharge in it. I've had a very sore tummy today been running for #2 all day though not the runs and generally been feeling crappy. Should I wait it out or give the unit a call, calling anyone seems OTT tbh

nilbyname Fri 12-Aug-16 21:37:26

Call the labour ward/ the number is in your notes. Could be a show, could be nothing. Always best to get yourself checked out for peace of mind.

If it is a show, we need a live birth thread!!! flowers

Primaryteach87 Fri 12-Aug-16 21:37:38

Call straight away. No need to panic but they will definitely want to check what's what.

Quodlibet Fri 12-Aug-16 21:38:07

I think you should ring for advice. Always best to be on the safe side and they won't think you are OTT. Pretty certain my midwife advised calling in ASAP with any vaginal bleeding at that stage.

FeelingHip Fri 12-Aug-16 21:38:35

Please go and get checked out, give your unit a call. I'm sure it will be fine but it is much better to be checked. Best of luck. x

JiltedJohnsJulie Fri 12-Aug-16 21:38:39

Agree, no need to panic but please phone straightaway. Sounds like baby is on their way smile

ToffeeForEveryone Fri 12-Aug-16 21:40:49

Always get anything unusual checked out. They won't mind, you are not bothering anyone or wasting time, it's what you are told to do.

eurochick Fri 12-Aug-16 21:41:45

Please call right now.

marthastew Fri 12-Aug-16 21:42:45

Call them and put on a pad so that you can show the midwife exactly what you are talking about.

MrsJoeyMaynard Fri 12-Aug-16 21:45:45

Call them now and get checked out.

HateSummer Fri 12-Aug-16 21:48:13

Call maternity and a midwife will advise you.

kiki22 Fri 12-Aug-16 22:05:36

I called right after posting. Mw said sounds like a show I've to wait it out see how it goes I took a photo because I have a MW coming in the morning to check my homebirth kit if nothing else happens over night I will ask her to have a look.

Half hoping it starts over night but don't go on call until 16th so would need to go in to hospital 😞

nilbyname Fri 12-Aug-16 22:07:38

Here's wishing you well for the safe arrival of baby!

If you're worried at all, call them back and go in.

Primaryteach87 Fri 12-Aug-16 22:38:26

Aww hope baby holds on until the 16th then. I had a show a full week before labour started, so it's possible!

kiki22 Sat 13-Aug-16 11:26:45

Well nothing more today apart from the tops of my legs/hips feel sore and still running to loo every so often which is not a bad ing after months of constipation!

ElspethFlashman Sat 13-Aug-16 11:28:30

Running to the loo can also be a sign!

kiki22 Sat 13-Aug-16 12:10:43

I know! I've been 6 times since yesterday sorry tmi definitely something happening its just a waiting game now grin

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