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Induction due to spd?

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sparkle789 Sun 05-Mar-17 20:03:55

Who would I speak to about induction on or close to due date because of spd? I'm only 22weeks so a while to go. But the pain is unbearable, I have physio next week and am going to need crutches as I can barely walk. Has anyone got experience of this?

McBaby Mon 06-Mar-17 07:02:42

My consultant agreed to induction at 38 weeks at a 25 week appointment with him due to spd this time (they were not interested in my previous pregnancies in doing induction due to spd).

I also have a history of depression and anxiety which is being made worse by the pain and isolation of not being able to go out much so not sure how much that came in to play as well.

Funnyonion17 Mon 06-Mar-17 16:26:40

Mine agreed for 39 weeks but I may push for 38 hmm

scaredofthecity Mon 06-Mar-17 16:33:32

I was offered at 38 weeks and refused as I was convinced baby was coming any day and I wanted to do it all naturally. I ended up being induced 4 weeks later and DS was eventually 16 days late shock

Get hold of crutches any way you can, don't wait till you get given some. The relief they give is amazing. Walk as little as you can, but if you can get to a swimming pool walking in the water is very therapeutic. Be kind to yourself and don't ignore the pain as pushing through it will just make it worse.

And remember most women get almost immediate relief almost straight after labor. There is an end in sight!

2017willbeawesome Mon 06-Mar-17 16:58:12

Agree get some crutches now, borrow some - it's amazing how many people have sets about (meaning to bring them back). If you haven't got a support belt get one of those too. It's basically just a large tubi grip but will give you some relief. I have every sympathy, it is really painful. If you can afford it or have private health care I would highly recommend finding a specialist woman's health physiotherapist - I wish they were available on the NHS, in my opinion they should be. Mine was a godsend and managed to get me off the crutches before I gave birth. It does get massively better after birth, but do keep up the exercises.

CeeCeeEnnEss Thu 09-Mar-17 07:36:03

I was induced at 38+4. They would have done 37 weeks but I waited to give it a better chance of working. Baby born at 38+6 after second pessary.

Do as little as possible - I was housebound from 28 weeks after pushing it too hard.

Sleeplessinmybedroom Thu 09-Mar-17 07:44:01

I was booked for induction at 40 weeks for spd but Dd came at 39+5. You have my sympathies it is horrible. Mine went within a day of Dd being born and it was amazing. I could do all these things I hadn't done for ages. People told me to slow down I'd just had a baby but it was so good to be able to do simple things again.

sycamore54321 Thu 09-Mar-17 13:38:16

If you can get a Serola belt, they are amazing when worn correctly. I found physio a huge help also, so it is great you have one booked. Have a Google for the correct movements to adopt by of living with it - how to lie in bed supported by pillows, how to get up from bed, how to get out of a car, etc. It all makes a difference in preventing it getting worse.

Best of luck with the induction request. Please don't be fobbed off - your pain and the restrictions on your life shouldn't be discounted just because you are pregnant.

FruitCider Thu 09-Mar-17 13:40:18

I was induced at 38+4 due to crippling SPD. Couldn't even get to the toilet on my own at that point!

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