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Ow ow OW! Effing Braxton Hicks!

(8 Posts)
MrsChemist Wed 06-Jul-11 15:39:42

I'm fucking sick of them.

I actually thought I was going into labour a few days ago, they were so bad. They weren't like this last time.

I've got at least another 7 weeks of this. It's bad enough that the baby seems intent on kicking a hole in my sides.

I'm so fucking uncomfortable.

I need a wine but a brew will have to do sad

fatbottomgirl Wed 06-Jul-11 15:59:16

Oh me too sad I am 36 weeks and feed up. Even had projectile vomiting last night and thought something was happening but NO angry.
Really want a bottle of wine never mind a glass! This dc4 and my other 3 have all been 5 days over so no hope of going early!

MrsChemist Wed 06-Jul-11 16:07:10

Oh dear, you have my sympathies. I feel a little queasy, but I'm attributing that to the iron tablets I'm taking.

Luckily, DS was two weeks early. Fingers crossed this one is a teeny bit early too. Not too early obviously, but 38 weeks is fine.

It's just so bloody uncomfortable all the time. Even lying down, something aches.

Eviepoo Wed 06-Jul-11 16:21:18

Ditto, I too am 33+3....

buttonmoon78 Wed 06-Jul-11 17:36:59

They get stronger with each one. I've had 2 OP labours (dc1 was perfect textbook labour & birth) and the last one was particularly hard. This baby (36+5) is also OP so all my BH are like OP labour.

Which has got dh to realise that asking for a section may be no bad thing...

Seriously, they've got to the point now where I had to pull over today as I didn't feel I could drive with my eyes closed while counting and breathing through a 'painless BH'.

Painless my eye.

PrincessScrumpy Wed 06-Jul-11 17:48:20

I didn't have them with dd1 but with this pg (twins) I have said to dh on a couple of occasions "I don't think I'm in labour but...."

I've been told that dehydration makes them worse and I have seen a link - drinking seems to help a lot.

MrsChemist Thu 07-Jul-11 08:58:36

I do need to drink more really, I'll try that.

shock that it gets worse with each pregnancy. Is it just that your
Body becomes more masochistic as you go along?

buttonmoon78 Thu 07-Jul-11 10:06:06

Nah - I think it just thinks 'oh, hang on, been here and done that' a bit like you normally show quite a bit sooner with 2+ babies than with your first.

You also get contractions after the birth (to help your womb contract) which are normally pretty painless with #1. By #2 they mean business and with #3 they were toe curling. Am really not looking forward to them with #4 grin

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