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Propess induction tommorow

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Happilymarried155 Thu 09-Feb-17 09:09:53

Being induced tommorow. They are starting with propess, has anyone any experiences of this? Any tips for the induction process generally? Feeling abit scared about it all!

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PeachBellini123 Thu 09-Feb-17 18:49:29

Take an ipad/magazines/book with you. It can be a long process. Also ear plugs! Wards are noisy places.

I was induced at 6.00pm. By 11.00pm the next evening I was holding my baby.

Lots of luck.

theaveragewife Thu 09-Feb-17 18:53:40

And snacks and water or squash!

Good luck and if you want pain relief while they are administering don't be afraid to ask for it, like gas and air!

PeachBellini123 Thu 09-Feb-17 18:55:19

oh yes snacks are a must.

Walk around lots. I swear this helped me. I also asked for a medicine ball to bounce on and did a lot of walking up and down stairs

theaveragewife Thu 09-Feb-17 19:01:55

Yy Peach I needed the ball and walking for induction 2 which took much longer, induction 1 I had the gel, sleeping tablets as it was night time and was in full on labour in the middle of the night!

How many weeks are you op?

needtoloseastone Thu 09-Feb-17 21:18:04

I had this with baby no4 pessary went in at 6pm and baby was born at 2am 😊

Happilymarried155 Fri 10-Feb-17 09:31:06

That's brilliant, thanks for the advice. Hoping it doesn't take too long but watch this space! smile

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Happilymarried155 Fri 10-Feb-17 09:34:23

39+1, had a stretch and sweep a couple of days ago and lost mucas plug so hoping it's all a step in the right direction!

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PeachBellini123 Fri 10-Feb-17 11:06:36

Good luck Happily. Keep us updated. Got my 4 week old sleeping on my chest right now. He was worth the wait!

theaveragewife Fri 10-Feb-17 19:56:44

Ahhh Peach how lovely!!!!

Losing mucus plug sounds v positive, I had before ind 1 which was super quick! Hope things are going well!

Happilymarried155 Sat 11-Feb-17 07:19:50

Little girl born at 4.35! Not bad considering I was asleep at 2 o'clock!

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theaveragewife Sat 11-Feb-17 08:50:27

grin congratulations!!!!! flowersflowerscakebrew

PeachBellini123 Sat 11-Feb-17 13:49:23

Congratulations OP. Enjoy your beautiful baby girl.

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