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Did youe labour start in daytime or at night?

(26 Posts)
mydisguise Mon 21-Jul-08 15:43:46

Im really interested to know who went into labour in the day and who at night.
With both my previous labours Ive woken up early hrs of the morning in labour so im not expecting to go into labour in the daytime.
also wondering if you had any signs before the first contraction came as again i woke up in labour so had no signs.
Im 2 days overdue now and both my other babies were already born by this stage so im expecting something different lol.

springerspaniel Mon 21-Jul-08 15:49:19

Both times were just minutes before we were about to go to bed.

TheMuppetMuggle Mon 21-Jul-08 15:50:30

2am mine started no signs before went to bed which was about 11pm if i recall! woke up with what felt like tummy ache!

TheUnsinkableMB Mon 21-Jul-08 15:57:01

I'd had a show during the day then woke up 4am with pains in my back, went back to sleep, then woke up around 8ish as the pains were getting slightly more uncomfortable, eventually had dd 9.30pm that night.

WombFor1More Mon 21-Jul-08 16:36:23

ds1 labour started 3.30am
ds2 labour started 3.30am
dd labour started 1.20am

I'm expecting this one to be the same so I could get a surprise lol!

WombFor1More Mon 21-Jul-08 16:36:52

Oh and no signs either just woke up contracting smile

EEC Mon 21-Jul-08 17:20:01

DS middle of the night. No prior signs.

DD 4pm, no prior signs, just slow build up of contactions.

No3. 41+1 andf no signs yet!

amitymama Mon 21-Jul-08 17:47:14

Labour started at about 7pm for me. Gave birth at 6.30 the next morning.

Thankyouandgoodnight Mon 21-Jul-08 19:32:42

Labour started at 3pm with a bit of a faint twinge - established labour by 9pm and baby arrived 3:30am.

PrettyCandles Mon 21-Jul-08 19:34:34

1am, 1am, midnight.

itati Mon 21-Jul-08 19:35:39

DS1 was emergency section.
DD started at 9.30pm and was born at 9.25pm.
DS2 started at 9.30pm and was born at 10.15am.

DontNeedAnything Mon 21-Jul-08 19:38:19

Nature says it is more likely to be at night in a dark and comfortable environment (your bed!)

But my first signs of being in labour were just before lunch with both of my pgs. Doesn't mean to say that my body wasn't actually in labour before that though IYSWIM.

2Princess Mon 21-Jul-08 20:45:48

Labour started at night, though did have a bombay bad boy pot noodle, with added hot pepper sauce and then nookie. I the constantly kept moving and hey presto contractions starte around 9pm.

Apparently most babies are born in the wee hours, I think it's where your relaxed at night and meant to be asleep!

By de by...the bombay and nookie worked both times to start labour at 39+1 and 39+2 with both DD's.

DisenchantedPlusBump Mon 21-Jul-08 20:46:58

DS1- 3AM

DS2 - 9PM

So both at night

bogie Mon 21-Jul-08 20:47:06

With ds it was about 10am just having a lazy morning watching tv in bed when it started

ruddynorah Mon 21-Jul-08 20:47:16

1am in bed. woke with a big contraction, a pop, and my waters went.

Ineedsomesleep Mon 21-Jul-08 20:48:27

Both at night

DS 3 am

DD 11 pm

LenniEd Mon 21-Jul-08 21:16:13

6pm - although had been having mild contractions since 3am the previous morning - still swear I would have gone into labour then if I hadn't been stuck on an overcrowded AN ward due to ruptured membranes.

notnowbernard Mon 21-Jul-08 21:17:30

DD1 - about 7ish in the morning
DD2 - about 5pm

Nappyzoneneedsanewname Mon 21-Jul-08 21:18:38

Both of mine started at about 7.30 am just as dh was getting up. Convenitent little blighters smile

Rohan Tue 22-Jul-08 11:18:11

Well I always expected to labour and birth in the night, but as it was I managed a daylight birth even in the depths of winter. Went into labour at 12noon and gave birth at 3pm

nik76 Thu 24-Jul-08 08:25:18

Woke up thinking well thats defo a contration at 3:40am - had a fizzy tummy when I went to bed DH said this was due to all the choc cake I had eaten!!!!

PictureThis Thu 24-Jul-08 08:27:53

waters went at 10 am, contractions started 2pm, established labour 5pm

ladytophamhatt Thu 24-Jul-08 08:32:43

All 4 started at around midnight.

ds1 was the only one who gave me twinges throughout the day before that but they were so mild I couldn't work out if i was imagining them or not.
I wenttop bed at about 10pm and woke at midnight needing the toilet. The proper pains started while I sat on the loosmile

IdrisTheDragon Thu 24-Jul-08 08:36:17

DS - waters broke at 6:30 am. Contractions started properly at 6:45pm

DD - contractions started at 6:45am, just after I got up

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