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39 weeks pregnant, baby back to back, irregular contractions

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mel191187 Mon 27-May-13 21:50:26

Hi all, wondering if anyone can help? I'm 39 weeks pregnant with my 2nd child and I have been having irregular pains across the middle of my stomach near my belly button for 2 days now. They came down to every 4 mins at one point then all of a sudden stopped, this started on Saturday night then stopped, then last night then stopped and again tonight. It's always in the evening. My baby is back to back and I have read that they can be slow labours. I've had no show and my waters haven't broke yet. I'm so confused!

Vividmemories Mon 27-May-13 21:53:05

This sounds like the start of my labour, I was in the latent stage for 5 days before contractions became more regular. Midwife broke my waters in the end. Check the childbirth talk board.

mel191187 Mon 27-May-13 21:55:06

Did u have ur show before they started though?

Vividmemories Mon 27-May-13 21:57:54

My show was very gradual throughout if I remember correctly!

mel191187 Mon 27-May-13 22:02:50

Was it bloody or just thick?

LadyMedea Tue 28-May-13 07:44:46

I'd go to maternity assessment. Back to back labours can be very, very different so without some hands on advice there is no way to tell.

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