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Baby1990 Thu 01-Sep-16 14:45:14

Hi I'm 40 +1 and had my 1st sweep 48 hours ago. I was 2cm dilated could be stretched to 3cm, waters bulging, lost alot of my plug (which has continued since) but had a slightly posterior cervix so the sweep was very painful. Today I had my second sweep, still 2cm but midwife said she could stretch me to whatever she wanted, lost a Bit more plug, water a bulging, she could feel babies head and my cervix is not anterior (yay!) Midwife gave a bishops score of 6. She has booked me for third sweep on 48 hours and said she can't guarantee but would say I won't need this.

I've had back ache since last sweep, has anyone else has similar experiences and if so how long before contractions started?


SerBronn Thu 01-Sep-16 15:33:53

My contractions started 9 hours after my second sweep. I didn't have any signs though, I was asleep and the contractions woke me up.
Good luck, hopefully little one will make an appearance soon!

Baby1990 Thu 01-Sep-16 18:15:45

Thanks for the reply. I have lower back ache but not sure that means anything just feeling sorry for myself lol x

Mybeardeddragonjustdied2016 Thu 01-Sep-16 18:17:25

Get the hoover out!! Worked more than once to get things moving for me!!

Fluffsnuts Thu 01-Sep-16 19:09:20

Move around, walk, climb the stairs. Let gravity do the rest. Sounds like you are ripe!

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