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Due elcs in 2 days having painful contractions what do I do?

(16 Posts)
butterflyexperience Tue 25-Jun-13 20:08:09

Do I ride it out or get checked out?

TiredyCustards Tue 25-Jun-13 20:09:35

What did the consultant say re going into labour early?

drinkyourmilk Tue 25-Jun-13 20:10:46

Get it checked out.

TiredyCustards Tue 25-Jun-13 20:13:46

I only ask because I had an elcs booked but consultant told me I had to attempt vbac if I went into labour before. bastards

Actually, either way I'd call labour ward.

Jollyb Tue 25-Jun-13 20:14:58

Contact your labour ward. They should get you in an perform the section sooner.

butterflyexperience Tue 25-Jun-13 20:24:52

They will only bring forward if cervix change, bleeding or waters breaking

I'm 36+4 with twins

Elcs in 2 days

butterflyexperience Tue 25-Jun-13 20:26:36

Oh and contax are bout 5 mins apart and can feel them inspire of having paracetamol and codeine

Locketjuice Tue 25-Jun-13 20:28:44

I would say get checked!
They say come when they are 3 mins apart normally anyway x

Jollyb Tue 25-Jun-13 20:53:55

Definitely contact labour ward if twins. Are they happy for you to have a vaginal delivery? If not why would they let you go through 2 days of contractions before your section? I'm having an elective section and have been advised to contact labour ward if any sign of labour.

ballroomblitz Tue 25-Jun-13 21:00:47

Ring labour ward. I started contractions 12 hours before my elcs. Was 6cms by the time they examined me and was given the option did I want to go ahead vbac or would they set things up for cs. I chose vbac but was happy that it was my decision to do so and they put the ball in my court.

butterflyexperience Wed 26-Jun-13 02:30:07

Rang labour ward and spoke to sister who remembered me from the last time I went in and said that I'd been having pains like this for a while hadn't I.

She made me feel like I was being a pita so I didn't go in

They would only bring csection forward if my cervix was past 3 cm dilated

I have no idea if it is

Managed to sleep it off for a while

Will just try and cope till allotted csection date confused

Cravingdairy Wed 26-Jun-13 03:49:14

I would ring again myself if the contractions are still going. How are you supposed to know how far you are dilated?

LadyMetroland Wed 26-Jun-13 04:22:50

Just ring them and say you're going in. Don't ask them, tell them. There's no harm in being checked.

Locketjuice Wed 26-Jun-13 09:17:45

How are you OP

butterflyexperience Wed 26-Jun-13 10:16:36

Contax seemed to have died down. Still taking codeine and paracetamol

Just so confusing at what I'm supposed to do

Feel like I don't get taken seriously as I'm not in active labour.

Locketjuice Wed 26-Jun-13 18:13:02

Not long now til your holding a new squishy baby! smileKeep thinking about that instead smile

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