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Waters have broken!!

(6 Posts)
Stinkylinky Mon 29-Jun-15 00:23:56

Waters went with an almighty pop at 10pm. Been to the hospital for assessment and sent home until I'm having 3 contractions every ten mins.

I'm 38+6 with my first DC and classed as low risk.

I'm having contractions every 3 mins but they are bearable, just wondered will I know when it's time to go back to the hospital? The MW said she expected me to be back in the early hours of the morning

MissSmiley Mon 29-Jun-15 00:26:45

You'll know! Good luck. Don't stay at home too long unless you're planning a home birth.

Stinkylinky Mon 29-Jun-15 00:29:14

Thank you, I'm surprised at my calmness right now despite the pain!

No home birth for me, although I would love one next time

WiIdfire Mon 29-Jun-15 00:33:17

Good luck!

Iloveonionchutney Mon 29-Jun-15 00:40:08

Oh good luck, keep timing and make sure you give yourself time to get there!

ScorpioMermaid Mon 29-Jun-15 01:02:56

Good luck and don't leave it too long. You might be surprised by your pain threshold! I know I am. I'm 38 weeks pregnant with my 9th and with my last baby I had a placental abruption which went with an audible pop too. my contractions started straight away and I was blue lighted to the maternity unit. ( im high risk anyway due to my large family and I have fast labours and also large 9lb+ babies. ) the consultant assured me I wasn't in full labour as I was chatting away and etc but I had him an hour later. I'm very calm and collected in labour. yet if I stub my toe I cry and want to die!

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