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anyone else 40 wks and feeling impatient!

(39 Posts)
Laurad04 Sat 16-Sep-17 20:33:29

this last week feels like a month.... where is our baby?!

babysurprise14 Sat 16-Sep-17 22:14:59

I hear ya! 40+5 and super fed up, tried everything too and nothing no signs at all 😢

MuvaWifey77 Sun 17-Sep-17 02:24:00

40 on Tuesday and so impatient .... having a sweep on wed if nothing changes until then...

Laurad04 Sun 17-Sep-17 07:16:13

oh gosh yhe wait is unbearable. We want to meet our baby and I want to get this unknown pain out the way lol. Good luck both. I havr another sweep tomorrow 🤞

babysurprise14 Sun 17-Sep-17 09:31:56

Good luck @Laurad04 for your sweep, I had tightenings all night but stopped this morning, I have a sweep on Thursday. Let us know how you get on x

Laurad04 Sun 17-Sep-17 20:44:29

thank you @babysuprise14 and to you. nothing has happened so far, so um hoping the sweep tomorrow helps. how are you getting on? x

PoppyH56 Sun 17-Sep-17 23:38:58

Yep! 41+3 and being induced in the morning!!

Laurad04 Mon 18-Sep-17 07:01:58

oh good luck @poppyH56.. i hope this works for u 🤞🎊x

babysurprise14 Mon 18-Sep-17 08:51:32

Morning ladies 41 weeks today had tightenings all weekend but all stopped today. 2nd sweep booked for Thursday with induction booked on 23rd. Such a waiting game!

babysurprise14 Mon 18-Sep-17 08:52:21

Good luck @PoppyH56 and to you @Laurad04 for the sweep sending positive vibes 😀

babysurprise14 Mon 18-Sep-17 08:54:59

Ps there is a secret group on Facebook if you guys are on there I can try and get you added if you want it's really helpful.

I think I just need your full names and a description of your profile pic and I can get admin to add you.

user1471495191 Mon 18-Sep-17 08:56:16

Yup - me too! 40+4 here (day my contractions started with DC1 although they didn't actually arrive until 41wks exactly) Have a sweep booked for later today. Had some braxton hicks yesterday lunchtime but nothing since.

MuvaWifey77 Mon 18-Sep-17 09:58:21

Hi everyone, I posted here last night , or at least I thought I did.
Good luck Poppy and Laura! Fingers crossed ! Xx

MuvaWifey77 Mon 18-Sep-17 09:59:56

Ps:. Babysurprise I'd like to join smile x

babysurprise14 Mon 18-Sep-17 10:10:19

Ok @MuvaWifey77 I think I can add you just need your full name and a description of your profile pic.

MuvaWifey77 Mon 18-Sep-17 11:52:30

I Sent you a private message @babysurprise14 thanks xx

Laurad04 Mon 18-Sep-17 15:29:53

hi guys, went for sweep only 1cm dialated
sad . . induction booked for Thursday. hows everyone getting on.. @PoppyH56?

@babysuprise14 im glad youve goy a dare for induction too. I hope our babies come beforehand tho x

Laurad04 Mon 18-Sep-17 15:30:34

hi @MuvaWifey77.. what's your status? hoe are you getting on x

user1471495191 Mon 18-Sep-17 17:32:36

Back from my MW appt. Cervix not favourable, so she couldn't perform a sweep. Booked in for a pessary induction next Tuesday if nothing happens before sad

user1471495191 Mon 18-Sep-17 17:50:01

How overdue are you Laura? I'm 40+4 and will be 41+5 by the induction date...

Laurad04 Mon 18-Sep-17 20:04:04

oh sorry to hear that. I hope you start naturally before your induction. My sweep today was as good as my consultant could do because my cervix is high. I am only 40+1 today.. my induction is so soon, because i was diagnosed with SVT nothing serious but it has been quite rough to handle through pregnancy so they dont want me going too far over due date. x

user1471495191 Mon 18-Sep-17 22:41:46

I think I put my emoji in the wrong place! I was sad that the sweep wasn't possible and cervix isn't looking like birth is imminent, but quiet pleased to have the date for the induction booked in (and as I am low risk i will be given the pessary and allowed to return home if things don't kick into action quickly). Just looked up SVD. I had some heart issues earlier in the pregnancy, luckily resolved themselves after leaving behind work stress. Good that they are keeping a close eye on things for you though - and at least you know you won't have too much longer to wait!

user1471495191 Mon 18-Sep-17 22:52:00

Argh - quite not quiet, and SVT not SVD! Sorry!

Moanyoldcow Mon 18-Sep-17 22:55:57

My colleague said chiropractic can bring Labour on if you're 'ready' - might be worth a try?

Laurad04 Tue 19-Sep-17 12:59:55

@user1471495191 Don't worry about typos, I make them all the time because this phone is awful to type on! I am glad you're happy with just having a date for induction. How do you feel about it all? I've read induction can make lavour more painful, so i freaked myself out! Glad yours got sorted too. I've had this SVT for years its just been undiagnosed and seemed to be worse in pregnancy, so they made me wear a monitor to see what was happening. x

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