Quoting mississippi mommy:" I am sure you will. I had the same problem with my first. I started contracting so much they put me in ... [snip!] ... to come out. I did care all of mine to 37 1/2 or 38 weeks. Just stay calm and talk to him. (it helps) Praying you make it."
Quoting mommy287786:" I am in the same boat your in, I have a feeling though my little guy is not going to stay in for another ... [snip!] ... on my house and start packing bags!! good luck to you and I hope everything goes smooth for you and you get your home birth!"OMG you feel it too?! I always tell my midwife I am dilating and things and I am always right, I can feel it. This is my 5th pregnancy I know what's going on in there. Plus I am studying to be a midwife so I really try and tune into my body. I don't think he will make it. But then again it isn't that far away. I am losing my plug more and more, there is more pressure, and even with my meds the contractions are breaking through. Before it was here and there now EVERYDAY. UGH I just pray he is ready. I don't know what else I can do. I am on bed rest everyday except when I have my kids, then I try and be on the couch to play with them. All three are from a previous marriage. I found out this pregnancy I have thyroid issues and it put me in preterm labor almost 2 months ago!
Quoting Ashleyx4:" OMG you feel it too?! I always tell my midwife I am dilating and things and I am always right, I can ... [snip!] ... a previous marriage. I found out this pregnancy I have thyroid issues and it put me in preterm labor almost 2 months ago! "
Quoting mommy287786:" I lost my mucus plug a little over three weeks ago, I keep having small amount come out too, but not ... [snip!] ... (too scared to do a home birth :/ ) loosing the mucus plug or bloody show is a welcome indicator its time to go to the hospital"Same for me. I had all my kids in minutes, and I lost my plug and they came soon after. But I haven't had the bloody show, which when I do that is it. So I know it is close but not tomorrow. My ex was never on board with home birth but my new husband is so thrilled. I showed him hospital births and home births right away he said home. I taught him what I knew and we had a few classes on things, did some research to see how we wanted to do things and made a plan. He is more than excited to deliver our son. To me I don't see I would make it to a hospital we live 50 minutes away ( I was never in labor longer than 30) and my husband works 20-30 minutes away depending on traffic. So we already concluded we were screwed so we planned to be ready but over time decided on a home birth so we don't risk even trying to drive.
Quoting mommy287786:" Oh yeah the drive scares the crap out of me, I definitely do not want to have my baby in the car!, but ... [snip!] ... consider us lucky, but I dont want to assume its going to be fine and have something horrible happen...I worry A LOT! lol"I worry too. I freaked my midwife out. We were talking about my meds to stop labor and usually they won't let you take meds after 35week they let you go. So since I brought it up she said to 36, I was like no, my body, my baby, my choice and I am choosing to have it to 38 weeks. Just to be safe.
Quoting Ashleyx4:" I worry too. I freaked my midwife out. We were talking about my meds to stop labor and usually they won't ... [snip!] ... it up she said to 36, I was like no, my body, my baby, my choice and I am choosing to have it to 38 weeks. Just to be safe."
Quoting 5 blessings so far....:" your baby might make that choice for you This is my 6th baby and i feel the cervical changes already ... [snip!] ... i can describe is a pinching/twingy pain in the cervics) My 1st came at 39wks, 2nd ,3rd, & 4th @ 37wks and 5th @38wks."LOL yeah he might just push his way out, seems to be that's what he wants. Stubborn little guy. I doubt we will make it to 38 weeks but one can pray.