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what dio contractions feel like?

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Natalie1984 Wed 30-Jul-08 17:02:31

sorry ladys ur probley sick of me now. had period pains since sweep yesterday, had bloody show this morn and all day ita felt like im on my period. now my backache has got worse and i keep getting cramping pains through my back and pelvis and pains like i need a poo, anyone had this? are these contrctions? im dead uncomfortable but dont wana ring midwife if it turns out to be nothing, there bareable at the mo and cant really diffienate when they start and stop coz the backache is constantly there, its hard to explain but somethings defo going!

soremummy Wed 30-Jul-08 17:03:16

All my labour was backache till the last few mins

girlandboy Wed 30-Jul-08 17:04:39

Yep, 1st labour all backache until actual birth. 2nd labour all pain in pelvis and tummy.

Natalie1984 Wed 30-Jul-08 17:16:03

started getting pain in me pelivs now and cramps, and ive got all weak and shakey

PetitFilou1 Wed 30-Jul-08 18:06:30

Ring the midwife Natalie

DorrisMcWhirter Wed 30-Jul-08 18:09:14

Oh yes, the 'poo pain', I remember it well. Spent hours trying to go to the loo before I realised what it was grin Ring the midwife / hospital Natalie and good luck, sounds like it's happening!

giddykipper Wed 30-Jul-08 18:10:56

Sounds like labour to me grin

Good luck!

StarlightMcKenzie Wed 30-Jul-08 18:12:45

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lulumama Wed 30-Jul-08 18:15:54

could be start of it. if you are feeling unwell too call the MW

if it is the start of labour, you would be better of at home, in the bath, relaxing and resting, if all is well

make syre you are eating and drinking

starlight,can you CAT me please?

CuckooClockWiseCrack Wed 30-Jul-08 18:17:16

they feel like period pains, but worse, and in waves that come and go in their intensity.

CuckooClockWiseCrack Wed 30-Jul-08 18:18:05

OH yes, I also thought I need to do a poo, for about 2 hours..... it never showed up though.

Natalie1984 Wed 30-Jul-08 18:46:23

lol rang midwife she seems to think everythings ok, going 4 a bath guess time will tell grin

DorrisMcWhirter Wed 30-Jul-08 19:40:35

I know this is now a bit late as you are probably in the bath already, but, a cautionary tale....
When going for the prescribed bath do not get stuck.
Furthermore, do not decide the only way to get out is to drain all the water out first.
This will lead to you having to be hauled out in a very undignified fashion by DP / passing helpful person and then carted off to hospital in a state.


StarlightMcKenzie Wed 30-Jul-08 22:14:50

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StarlightMcKenzie Thu 31-Jul-08 10:46:08

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lulumama Thu 31-Jul-08 11:56:58

no, not at all ! just wanted to ask you something and deleted your last email!

lulumama Thu 31-Jul-08 11:58:56

have emialed you, please make sure i odn;t go in your spam box ! x

StarlightMcKenzie Thu 31-Jul-08 15:46:39

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