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3rd baby, would you expect..........

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mummy2t Sun 13-Sep-09 19:52:59

to have a show or lose the plug thingy??? i lost the plug with my first when on the loo mid labour with ds1 and with ds2 i didnt see it at all?? would i defo have a show with it been a 3rd baby?? everyone is mentioning having one and i am feeling left out!! lol!!

hannahsaunt Sun 13-Sep-09 20:02:16

Hmm. Wouldn't count on it. I didn't even have contractions per se. Bone pain, went in for observations and had the baby 37 minutes later. Glad I didn't stay longer in the library...

meemarsgotabrandnewbump Sun 13-Sep-09 20:19:32

This is my third too and I've never had a show either.

In fact both my labours started with the waters breaking spontaneously which is apparently not that common!

mummy2t Sun 13-Sep-09 20:20:25

thats how it was with my second son, went to get checked out because of husband practically having a nervous breakdown, i fully expected to get sent home, 23mins later bubs had arrived! i think i am just waiting to see something that is letting me know things are happening, other 2 were early so i feel sooooo overdue, i am only 38/39 weeks

meemarsgotabrandnewbump Sun 13-Sep-09 20:22:37

I know what you mean! My first was 5 weeks early, so when I had DS2 I was ready with bag packed at 35 weeks.

Then he went full term and I felt 5 weeks overdue grin

mummy2t Sun 13-Sep-09 20:23:07

hi newbump, yeah my other 2 started with waters breaking and then hours later labour started. i hope waters go again b4 this time cause at leas you know your on your way, sometimes i am having BH's and thinking i am in labour but without my waters breaking. why is it so weird having your 3rd! i was never like this with other 2!!

mummy2t Sun 13-Sep-09 20:25:00

thats exactly how i feel, ds1 was 36 weeks and ds2 37 weeks so now at 38/39 weeks ( midwife dates / my dates ) i am feeling very hard done too!!

mummy2t Sun 13-Sep-09 20:28:10

hey newbump just noticed on another thread u have 2 boys and are now expecting a girl - me too!! grin

meemarsgotabrandnewbump Sun 13-Sep-09 21:05:43

It's exciting isn't it? The boys are looking forward to having a sister.

Although I'm not quite believing it til she comes out grin

mummy2t Sun 13-Sep-09 21:07:18

me too!!! if she ever does!!! we will have keep in touch.

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