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28 weeks: contractions or need the toilet?

(11 Posts)
UnicornPee Tue 27-Dec-16 20:14:23

I'm 28 weeks with my 3rd
Both other pregnancies were text book. Both born around due date.

In the last hour I'm getting really sore pains which remind me of contractions. But as I learned with giving birth the pains are similar to having 'bad guts' (as OH says) and needing a poop.

Been to toilet a few times but nothing happens. Also I'm scared if I do any really big pushing/straining I either give birth or end up with piles.

Anyone experienced these pains and it all turned out ok?
I bloody hope it's not labour

UnicornPee Tue 27-Dec-16 20:39:25

Omg I am in a lot of pain right now going to cry and feel like I'm going to be sick. I don't know what to do

MouseLove Tue 27-Dec-16 20:40:17

Get yourself to A&E. hope everything is ok. X

phoebe2016 Tue 27-Dec-16 20:41:23

I agree, either get down to A&E or call
Midwife unit straight away for advice. Hope all is ok for you x

SummerHouse Tue 27-Dec-16 20:44:36

Call the number in your notes for maternity. This will be nothing. You will be fine. But I think you need checking over.

sj257 Tue 27-Dec-16 20:54:53

Call triage x

MoonlightMojitos Tue 27-Dec-16 21:13:02

Just wanted to say I hope you're OK xx

LuchiMangsho Tue 27-Dec-16 21:20:03

Grab your notes and call Labour Ward. Don't go to A&E. Labour Ward will put you on a CTG monitor which will tell them if these are contractions or not. If they are they might give you something to calm it down.

MouseLove Wed 28-Dec-16 17:31:05

Please update us when you can OP. X

UnicornPee Wed 28-Dec-16 17:52:45

Awe thank you Mouselove and everyone else.

I rang the hospital and th y told me to come in. But I didn't want to just yet. I had the feeling it was poop related. The pain was unreal (I've already had to labours and I might even say it was worse than them)

Anyway I then managed to poop. When I had finally got it all out I felt absolutely fine.
I cannot believe the pain it caused when I wasn't sure what was going on.
Today I went to the supermarket and stocked up on loads of fibre rich foods. I'm now terrified of it happening again.

Embarrassing story. But thanks for the help and concern xxxxx

MouseLove Wed 28-Dec-16 21:22:16

I think you should change your name to unicornpoop lol. Glad it all turned out ok!! Get on the pontefract cakes lol

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