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post #81 of 275 Old 03-03-2014, 10:48 AM Thread Starter
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I had BH off and on for two weeks before getting a 3 day break and going into Saturday night when all of this happened. The contractions dilated me from .5 to 1cm in a time frame of 8ish hours but I didn't dilate up to a .5cm more while I was in the hospital for 3 hours which is why they sent me home.
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post #82 of 275 Old 03-03-2014, 11:34 AM
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I get the impression that effacement & dilation are pretty good indicators of onset of labor:

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post #83 of 275 Old 03-03-2014, 11:45 AM Thread Starter
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Well I dilated and effaced after I started having contractions Saturday.
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post #84 of 275 Old 03-03-2014, 12:33 PM
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Teehee, whatever you call it it's all your body's way of preparing for baby to arrive. It's all normal, all real, and all a necessary part of bringing baby into the world. *hugs*
I've known people to walk around dilated, effaced, even with water broken - for days (or longer!) before baby was ready to arrive (if your water breaks, go right in :))
Doctors have been trying for a very long time to set a clock to the labor and delivery process, and they have yet to accomplish it. >.<
She's coming! Soon!!! This, we know for sure! <3

If you're worried, go get checked out again - it won't be the first time a new momma's been nervous or unsure.
You're very close - there is no doubt about that. It's their job to make sure you're okay. Make 'em work!

Rest up, Flint -do your best to relax.
Try not to fight through the pain, don't try to escape it, don't tense up.
Relax into it, and things will progress more quickly for you. . .
. . . use your breathing techniques to help with this.

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post #85 of 275 Old 03-03-2014, 12:38 PM Thread Starter
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I called the dr every 15 min for the last 2.5 hours but no answer. I guess because he isn't there the office decided to show up late. I'll just wait until my appointment Wednesday morning unless something happens.
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post #86 of 275 Old 03-03-2014, 12:46 PM
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That... is just absurd. L&D doctors usually have an on-call number where they can be reached - for obvious reasons! *grumblesatdoctors*
I'm sure you'll know if you need to get in sooner! I think I'm hoping that you do!!! *hugs*
*fingers crossed* for Wednesday's appointment!
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post #87 of 275 Old 03-03-2014, 04:42 PM Thread Starter
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Is there a particular reason I can no longer eat anything but chicken flavored pasta, cheerios, ice cream and peanut butter sandwiches? If I eat anything else I have contractions so bad I can't speak or stand. They last for about an hour and die back down to my normal, moderately painful but tolerable contractions.
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post #88 of 275 Old 03-03-2014, 07:59 PM
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Oh wow .. That's kinda weird .. Makes me wonder.. But it's always good to listen to your body when pregnant . There are often nutritional needs behind these things .


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post #89 of 275 Old 03-03-2014, 10:32 PM
hmmm i have no idea on that one. it is interesting.

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post #90 of 275 Old 03-04-2014, 08:12 AM
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oooooo subscribing.
good luck sweetie
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