Talk

Advanced search

Pregnant? See how your baby develops, your body changes, and what you can expect during each week of your pregnancy with the Mumsnet Pregnancy Calendar.

Signs of impending labour?

(5 Posts)
christmasmammy Fri 21-Nov-14 17:09:10

I was took into hospital at 32 weeks with contractions that stopped on their own. I've made it to 37 weeks (on Sunday coming) but for the past week I've had cramp on and off. twice it's woken me in the early hours of the morning.

is this a sign labour may start soon?

christmasmammy Fri 21-Nov-14 17:12:04

I have also had a lot of tightenings but not with any regularity yet.

Thehedgehogsong Fri 21-Nov-14 17:17:31

I've been having regular contractions and cramps for a week sad I think if you have contractions, a show, and the contractions get worse as you walk around then perhaps that's a good sign. Everything else is just tormenting yourself (which I have done too much of in the past week!)

GooseRoasties Fri 21-Nov-14 17:17:35

I am also 37 weeks (but on the Tuesday coming).. I have also had cramps and tightening on and off and often get woken up during the nights, much like you.

I asked my midwife about it and she passed it off as just your body preparing to go into labour... I'm still ever hopeful though!

christmasmammy Sat 22-Nov-14 09:14:16

The midwives didn't think I'd make it this far after the little bugger tried to escape early.

Feeling huge and just want to meet him/her now confused

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: