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what did it feel like right before labour?

posted 1 decade 3 years ago
im 37weeks pregnant tomorrow and i have been feeling sick all day and i feel like i need to go to the toilet all the time (for both).
i feel like my baby's head is really low down too and i cant sit down without feeling uncomfortable.
when i sit down it almost feels like i am sitting on her head.
and i have backache, not bad but it i can feel it more than usual.
what did you feel like just before labour started.?
im not having contractions or anythink only the accasional braxon hicks but besides that nothing! thanks

posted 1 decade 3 years ago
i felt like fine, i was having conractions for a while with the 1st one, then with the 2nd waters broke and no pain then when it was time i went to the loo, the the 1st pain came. babys both came in 6hrs i hope its easy for you too

posted 1 decade 3 years ago
I had no sign with first, not a Braxton Hicks in sight! First I knew my waters broke and the contractions started within about 10 minutes and 3hrs 20mins later she arrived.

2nd I was induced (pessary only) and had waters broken and again, not a sausage beforehand. She arrived after 5hrs 25mins.

Could be you're just feeling a lot of ligament stretching as you're so close now. Good luck! Very happy

posted 1 decade 3 years ago
Well i hope it was the start of things for you. It is all good signs and the fact that you are feeling the need to poo is good too as it can be a sign of your system clearing out in readiness. Back pain can also be an early sign of impending labour. I hope it doesn't/didn't drag out to long for you. Xx

posted 8 years 3 months ago
I am sorry to hear you feel sick. That really makes being pregnant no fun at all! I know the last few weeks are the time when you are excited to get the little one out into the world, and it seems like they will never arrive. The last few weeks of all my pregnancies were the best weeks of my life. Unlike most people, I had a huge burst of energy the last weeks. I felt great, and there was no discomfort, or sickness. I had all that in the first couple months and once it was done, it never returned for me. I would say, just relax in these weeks. Try not to over due it. This is going to be "mommy time", because once that little one is here, the focus will be on them. Take time to pamper yourself in the weeks ahead before baby. Take those long bubble baths, get a manicure, and curl up on the couch with that blanket and read a good book.

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