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how soon after show did you go into labour?

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Scheherezade Fri 23-Sep-11 17:16:05

I know it's not necessarily a sign that things are starting, but on Tuesday I lost my plug (lots of bloody mucus). Braxton hicks since then (I didn't have any before this).

Please please tell me this means I'm not facing 5 more weeks of this.... am 37 weeks, have ECV booked at 39 weeks as baby is in breech, although i'm on on all fours trying to help him turn!

icravecheese Fri 23-Sep-11 17:22:16

DC1 - had show on a sunday, went into labour monday night, gave birth tues eve

DC2 - had show at 7pm, delivered baby 2am the following morning.

Good luck!!

pookamoo Fri 23-Sep-11 17:28:34

DD2 arrived 20 minutes after the show... which appeared on the front doormat on the way out of the door to the hospital!!

Scheherezade Fri 23-Sep-11 17:29:26

thats what I want to hear ICC grin

I don't have pineapple in, but am going to chomp on some grapefruit. Am desperate to get baby out as am crippled from SPD sad

mumt1 Fri 23-Sep-11 17:46:49

My show was on a wednesday morning and had baby thursday morning, although I was induced. But still had show.could these pains be slow labour?maybe u shud get checked to see the cervix

Scheherezade Fri 23-Sep-11 17:51:44

mum - went into labour ward on Tuesday, but was sent home. Had a scan on thurs, they said if I go into labour I have plenty of time to get to hosp as it's my first (consultant said 8-12 hours!), and they'll do a c-sec.

phlossie Fri 23-Sep-11 18:46:11

My show was the start - latent labour started straight away, and DD was born 15 hours later. DC2, though. DC1 was induced.

Wigeon Fri 23-Sep-11 18:48:42

DD1 - show Monday morning, DD born Wednesday lunchtime.

DD2 - show Saturday morning, DD2 born Saturday lunchtime.

iskra Fri 23-Sep-11 18:53:21

Both mine I only had a show when my waters broke. Dd1 was 24 hours later, dd2 was 2 hrs later.

my2centsis Sat 24-Sep-11 05:12:54

my show was sunday morning, frequent contractions by lunch time that day, had dd1 4pm monday

madwomanintheattic Sat 24-Sep-11 05:27:11

two weeks. grin


they were awful, too. it was christmas and i was convinced i was about to drop at any second. massive braxton hicks and breathing through.

still no baby though.

two fecking weeks. <sigh>

chocolateteabag Sat 24-Sep-11 10:47:55

Show at 5.30pm, contractions started at 6.30pm, waters broke at 4am, DS arrived at 6am.

But my friend had her show 2 weeks before her waters broke, then contractions started 24 hours after that.

Sorry - not a great help to you

Sandra2011 Sat 24-Sep-11 11:22:09

When I was 37+1 on Saturday morning I noticed little bit a show and called the hospital. They said to come over when I can so they can check if my waters were "leaking" and they were.

They told us to come back the following morning around 9 for induction if nothing had happened before that.
I went to induction ward but before I even saw the doctor my contractions started, that was about 30 minutes after we got there.

My son was born (37+2) at 4pm on Sunday.

thesortinghat Sat 24-Sep-11 11:32:00

dc1 - show during labour, born about 1 hour later.

dc2 - show at 4 whilst doing sample for mw appointment, contractions started coming regularly at 4.30pm on way out of appointment, baby born at 00:07am that night.

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