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What to expect after a S&S?

(8 Posts)
mrsnlw Tue 29-Jul-14 10:10:18

So I went and had a S&S yesterday (at 38+1). My cervix was thinned and I was 1cm dilated so the S&S was favourable and successful. I've had a bit of pinkish coloured stuff when I wipe which I know is normal, and also a little bit in the loo after I have had a wee.

My midwife said if this one doesnt work in 24 hours, then it means it wasnt successful and she will try again on Sunday when I will be 39 weeks.

What are your experiences post S&S?

ksrwr Tue 29-Jul-14 12:49:19

i had a 2 or 3, cant remember it was a while ago - as my dd was eventually 2 weeks late, I found they did nothing, didn't feel anything post s&s. sorry, somewhat unhelpful.

slightlyinsane Tue 29-Jul-14 14:13:30

I had one on the Monday lunchtime, felt not quite right for a day after it, lost my plug gradually over 2 days and got all hopefull. By the Wednesday lunchtime I'd given up hope. That night my waters went and twins arrived early Thursday morning

DinoSnores Tue 29-Jul-14 14:17:00

Had a couple with DS. I went into labour about 12 hours after my second one at 40+9.

With DD, I had a few from 38 weeks as induction was booked from 39 weeks. Nothing happened despite the MW telling me to prepare for a precipitate labour!

Gileswithachainsaw Tue 29-Jul-14 14:18:07

I had one with dd1.

Couldn't explain why but I just felt different and knew it had worked.

I guess I felt, not crampy as such but had a very slight dragging sensation but I had to think about it up feel it of that makes sense.

Had dd following morning

mrsnlw Tue 29-Jul-14 14:29:29

I do feel heavier down below and have had more BHs but no other signs really. Am losing hope now tbh and assume nothing will happen.

mrsnlw Tue 29-Jul-14 15:14:18

Ive been bouncing on the ball so much that hubby has said to calm down with it a bit as I was bouncing quite furiously lol. baby is now 1/5 engaged (nearly fully engaged) as MW can only just feel the back of baby's head. Got some really sharp movements and heavy sharp pains in my bum along with a few aches in my back. Dont think that this is it tho?

Marnierose Tue 29-Jul-14 15:47:58

It's not that likely to work if you are 38 weeks. Just try and keep busy. Fingers crossed it will all kick off soon.

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