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Help!!!!!! Is this labour?

(38 Posts)
beckslovestimmy Thu 10-Jan-13 00:19:08

For the last 1.5 hours I've been getting pains in my back and tightenings in my bump. It comes in waves reaches a peak then receeds. I've times them and there anything between 5-10 mins apart and last 45-60 sec. Could thus be labour or is it just back ache. I've not lost my mucous plug or had a show that I'm aware of? Any advice would be greatly recieved?

therewearethen Fri 11-Jan-13 20:52:01

Aww congratulations, I just came on to look if there was any news, I'm still grin at you straightening your hair for the pics! Lol

Reaa Fri 11-Jan-13 17:12:52

Congrats smile

extracrunchy Fri 11-Jan-13 17:05:38

Congratulations!!!! Well done smile

emzypoo Fri 11-Jan-13 16:58:54

Congratulations beautiful name x

Nicky1306 Fri 11-Jan-13 14:34:20

Congratulations!!! X x

Littlemissexpecting Fri 11-Jan-13 14:19:16


Congratulations on keeping your hair stright in labour grin

What a beautiful name for your little girl. Now the fun begins smile

FortyFacedFuckers Fri 11-Jan-13 07:06:10

Congratulations grin

ginmakesitallok Fri 11-Jan-13 07:05:51

Congratulations! Love the name grin

Pickles77 Fri 11-Jan-13 07:02:20

Congratulations, beautiful name!

Kittenkatzen Fri 11-Jan-13 06:58:17

Congratulations OP!! gringrin

BiscuitMillionaire Fri 11-Jan-13 06:13:19

Let me be the first to say CONGRATULATIONS!

beckslovestimmy Fri 11-Jan-13 06:08:37

Just a little update... Hair stayed straight!!grin more importantly at 16.04 yesterday Eva Halina entered the world (very quickly) weight 6lb 8oz. She is absolutely beautiful and me and DH couldn't be happier. Hopefully home from hospital today. Thanks for all your good wishes xxx gringringrin

smornintime Thu 10-Jan-13 14:49:18

Hope it's going ok!

extracrunchy Thu 10-Jan-13 14:38:04

Ooh very exciting!! Hope it's going well. The most AMAZING thing is about to happen to you smile

sunnysunnyshine Thu 10-Jan-13 14:33:43

How exciting! Thinking of you! And your hair heheh...

Hope everything is going ok for you. I don't know if I'm more excited to hear about the baby or whether your hair stays straight or not grin did you get any rest?

NoMoreMarbles Thu 10-Jan-13 13:03:14

ooh exciting! Good luck OP!

A friend of mine is in labour as we speak! Lots of babies!! how exciting smile

itsmyfirsteek Thu 10-Jan-13 12:54:05

This is so exciting OP. Hope everything is going well xx

beckslovestimmy Thu 10-Jan-13 12:50:42

Hi everyone, well definately in labour, only 3 cm but they can stretch it to 5cm. Being kept in due to raised BP. My hair is still straight at the mo. Just waiting for waters to break. If they don't, they will break them in a few hours. I'm very excited now, and my DH is being great.

emzypoo Thu 10-Jan-13 09:14:41

I wonder if her hair has managed to stay straight lol I had that idea too but was was sick all over myself inc hair after birth so I didn't quite have the look I wanted lol. Hope you are ok x

Littlemissexpecting Thu 10-Jan-13 07:56:23

Ooh hope its going well

Kittenkatzen Thu 10-Jan-13 07:39:08

Ooh a shameless placemarker here...good luck op, hope it's going we'll! grin

Fedupnagging Thu 10-Jan-13 06:37:17

No update from OP for a few hours- wonder if she has gone to the hospital? exciting

Good luck OP.

Straightened hair- grin!

Bryzoan Thu 10-Jan-13 06:22:04

If the pain is in your back and a bit erratic I would spend time on all fours circling your hips. Might help the baby get in a good position for labour (sounds like he/she might be back to back at the moment - not disastrous but not the easiest position either). I might be too late of course!

Hope all goes really well for you.

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