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Waves of pain, early labour???

(34 Posts)
Littlepic Thu 14-Nov-13 06:49:57

Hi all,

Fairly quick advice needed please. I'm 38+3 with my second. ELCS booked for 39+1.

I'm having some waves of period type pain in lower back and uterus area approximately every 4 mins.

No show, no waters. Do you think early signs of labour or just body messing around and likely to stop?

Currently home alone with a toddler who is thankfully still asleep but prob not for much longer. Need to know if I should call MIL to come and help or not?

MarmMummy Thu 14-Nov-13 06:51:11

Early labour I think. Make the call, and good luck smile

RandomMess Thu 14-Nov-13 06:51:55

Every possibly early labour. All the best!

summerlovingliz Thu 14-Nov-13 06:53:06

Certainly sounds like it could be! It might be that it becomes more obvious quite quickly if it is.. I'm sure ur mil would rather u rang her to be sure! Best of luck smilep

Littlepic Thu 14-Nov-13 06:55:17

Thank you, I should know considering it's my second but didn't want to make a fuss over nothing!!

Might have to ring labour ward as well considering I'm supposed to be having ELCS. What do you think?

Littlepic Thu 14-Nov-13 07:07:45

Ok call made, pain definitely worse when I move around!

brettgirl2 Thu 14-Nov-13 07:33:23

That definitely sounds like labour to me - bh fade when you walk around I think.

summerlovingliz Thu 14-Nov-13 08:17:46

Yes give labour ward a ring, they will be able to advise u and/or put ur mind at rest! Keep us updated if u get a chance! smile

Littlepic Thu 14-Nov-13 12:47:43

Definitely labour! In hospital, decided to try for a VBAC. Wish me luck

laura0007 Thu 14-Nov-13 13:04:13

Eek good luck!!!

Monkeyandanimal Thu 14-Nov-13 13:14:27

Good luck, keep us posted!

summerlovingliz Thu 14-Nov-13 13:26:06

Ahh best of luck, exciting times x

sarahleanne Thu 14-Nov-13 13:32:14

good luck op how exciting, you can so do this!!

RandomMess Thu 14-Nov-13 19:24:31

Hope it's all gone well!

smorticus Thu 14-Nov-13 19:34:49

Eek how exciting! I'm sure you'll be fine. Good luck!!!

terilou87 Thu 14-Nov-13 19:37:41

Good luck!!! grin

Littlepic Thu 14-Nov-13 20:53:58

Still plodding on, 8cm dilated and have an epidural now! Fingers crossed we can make it to 10cm!

RandomMess Thu 14-Nov-13 20:58:13

Thanks for the update, hopefully you'll get there soon!

Stom91 Thu 14-Nov-13 21:04:20

good luck x

daughterofafarmer Thu 14-Nov-13 21:44:53

Ohhh good luck !

Mummabear12 Thu 14-Nov-13 23:00:57

Good luck x

summerlovingliz Fri 15-Nov-13 07:25:49

Bet u have a baby in ur arms by now. Hope ur not too exhausted love x

GampyWabbit Fri 15-Nov-13 07:29:53

How exciting! Good luck littlepic!

Littlepic Fri 15-Nov-13 07:31:01

Little baby boy born at 11:13, 7lbs 3oz via EMCS. We never got beyond 8cm but gave it a good go!! Mum and baby tired but very happy grin

wellieboots Fri 15-Nov-13 07:35:36

Well done OP and congrats!!!

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