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What should I be doing at 36 weeks?

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Doodlekitty Thu 11-Jun-15 23:09:22

2nd baby. First was 10days overdue despite engaging early and midwife repeatedly telling me I would not last 40 weeks.3 day long induction. Waters broken with me undilated (so I was told at time, current mw says this is not possible)

Been in agony since 16 weeks with spd. Early induction was discussed but we have decided to just go with sweeps from 38 weeks. I couldnt have sweeps with ds1 due to not dilating.

So, is there anything I can do to help this along? Old wives tales included. Ive started raspberry leaf tea and have a birthing ball but thats about it. Any suggestions

gallicgirl Thu 11-Jun-15 23:11:59

Pack your hospital bag.


CuppaSarah Fri 12-Jun-15 06:27:55

Make plans with a non refundable deposit. That will get you into labour like nothing elsewink

ARV1981 Fri 12-Jun-15 06:32:11

Put your feet up and wait! flowers

scrivette Fri 12-Jun-15 21:41:37

Unpack your hospital bag grin

You could try walking, having sex, eating a hot curry...

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