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a few silly questions...

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tinyme135 Sat 26-Dec-15 13:30:49

firstly hope everyone had a great Christmas?

last night I was having a load of lightening pains which was coming every 5-10 mins and some which were quite painful. today I've been feeling LO move but it's rather low. do you think he's going further down to escape?

also about 40 mins ago I had a small gush of something. I don't know if it was discharge or water's. it was clear. I decided to lie in bed and now I can feel little trickles of fluid but again I don't know if it discharge or water's. to top it off for the past half hour I've had very mild period pain and lower backache. my hips feel more achy too. do you think it could be anything or shall I just see if it gets worse? I've also suddenly gone really tired too.

I'm 38 weeks tomorrow so I know I can pop at any point

PeaceLoveAndMincePies Sat 26-Dec-15 13:37:05

Sounds like the beginning of labour. You should get checked out if you suspect waters have gone as they'll want to have you in after 24 hours I think?
Happy Christmas! Very accommodating of LO to get you have your dinner yesterday wink

SparklyTinselTits Sat 26-Dec-15 13:37:48

Sounds gross and weird...but if you've used pads since the fluid started flowing, or underwear that got wet....smell it! If it has a sweet smell, it's probably amniotic fluid!
But either way, I would go get checked out. My waters broke as a very slight, slow trickle, that I thought was wee! But I got checked at the hospital, and it was indeed amniotic fluid. My labour didn't begin on its own, so I was induced the following day at 38 weeks, and DD was born 3 hours after my first contraction, 24 hrs after my waters broke smile

tinyme135 Sat 26-Dec-15 13:43:24

unfortunately I can't smell nothing as I have this horrid cold that's going round...o to joy fgrin I've decided to have a walk around the house a bit to see if it was LO lying on a nerve. and if it is the start of labour he better hold off till later as I'm having Christmas tea at the in laws and looking forward to that haha

Jenijena Sat 26-Dec-15 16:23:26

I'd ring your local maternity unit, this was how my waters 'went'. I think Christmas tea might have to wait a day or two...

fidel1ne Sat 26-Dec-15 16:26:47

Sounds like waters breaking to me smile

Is your bag ready to go? Pre-warn your OH in any case.

fidel1ne Sat 26-Dec-15 16:28:18

Oh, I've just seen the time on OP's post. Perhaps she's at hospital now? Christmas baby! Squeeeee grin

tinyme135 Sun 27-Dec-15 09:01:15

sorry for the slow update. phoned them up went in and unfortunately it was just a lot of discharge and a horrible round of BH. this LO never wants to come out haha xD

PeaceLoveAndMincePies Sun 27-Dec-15 09:37:38

No waaay!

tinyme135 Sun 27-Dec-15 09:44:58

just my luck ain't it haha. got my and the OH all worked up to be told he's enjoying it in there and playing me up

PeaceLoveAndMincePies Mon 28-Dec-15 14:25:17

Has there been a baby yet?

tinyme135 Mon 28-Dec-15 15:10:06

nope still nothing. it's frustrating as the lightning pains are getting worse now and I keep getting swollen fingers and ankles. fed up now haha. how much do you wanna bet I'll be late haha

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