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so ladies.....

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franfoxy2003 Wed 02-Sep-09 11:28:43

ok im 38+6 and am booked in for induction on 8th (GD) and have been banging on for weeks on childbirth topic that i wanted a natural birth cos was induced with dc1 and today getting tightenings pretty much constantly feel just crappy in general and needing to empty bowels alot. Think im having a sweep tomorrow anyway when i see my consultant but do u reckon this is the start?

Have had a couple of false starts though so not getting my hopes up!

pasturesnew Wed 02-Sep-09 11:40:47

Could be, could be! Good luck. Sweep worked for me at 31 weeks.

Am a bit surprised that your induction is booked for the 8th as that is not quite 40 weeks is it? If I had not gone into spontaneous labour my induction was booked for 41+3, I think you can get them to agree to wait until 42 weeks to induce in most hospitals if you are otherwise healthy etc.

pasturesnew Wed 02-Sep-09 11:41:04

sorry that should read sweep worked at 41 weeks

franfoxy2003 Wed 02-Sep-09 11:54:57

im being induced cos i have GD will be 39+5 when they induce me, hopefully it wont come to that though!

pasturesnew Wed 02-Sep-09 18:03:22

Oh I understand GD now sorry missed this before. Well, good luck with the sweep!

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