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anyone induced early due to spd ?

(10 Posts)
chestylaroo Wed 22-Jun-16 21:20:23

I have an appointment tommorow as I'm struggling to get around and look after my children... Youngest being 10.5 months old ... I now 37+4 weeks... Just wondered if anyone else had any success with convincing them to induce early ?

squeezed Wed 22-Jun-16 21:24:13

I had sweeps from 38 weeks but they said I could be induced at term. The sweeps worked and Dd arrived a week early.

MyBreadIsEggy Wed 22-Jun-16 21:27:53

My friend was induced at 39 weeks due to spd.
She was at the point where she could barely walk - every time she needed to shower, her mum had to go over and help her up the stairs!

lookbeforeyouleap Wed 22-Jun-16 21:34:04

I was induced at 40+1 due to spd but could have been earlier if I'd wanted. To be honest I'm not sure induction would be an option I would choose again. Labour was quick but very painful and ds was in distress and pooped in the womb. His heartbeat was highly erratic during the birth and a a consequence I wasn't allowed any painkillers, not even gas and air. It was pretty traumatic.

Jodie1982 Wed 22-Jun-16 22:23:08

39+6. He arrived on due date nxt day. Consultant wouldn't do it any earlier for me. I wanted a couple of weeks earlier as I birth 10 pounders. 😕

katienana Wed 22-Jun-16 22:26:41

39+3. It was a relief I can tell you. The birth went really well ds2 is now 8 weeks and I feel.better every day.

HemlockStarglimmer Wed 22-Jun-16 22:33:27

I was allowed to get to 42 weeks despite having SPD before labour was induced! I hope you don't have to hang on that long.

chestylaroo Sat 25-Jun-16 14:42:43

Didn't have to argue too much at all.. Il be induced one day next week grin

ChocolateTeacup Sat 25-Jun-16 16:52:35

I am 29 weeks, struggling with SPD, I can barely walk with crutches at my worst and have an induction already planned at 38 weeks

chestylaroo Sun 26-Jun-16 07:54:27

Good I'm glad... Mine only started at the 34 week mark but jeez it kicked in with a vengeance... Hobbling around like a 90 year old is just not helpful with 4 young kids. Il be 38+2 when I hopefully go in although I have been told that SPD is low down on the priority list and could be cancelled til the next day or so which is fine.

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