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34 weeks & contractions are regular/painful & pressure in pelvic
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An_247563 posted:
I'm 34 weeks 1 day gestation. 3 weeks ago contractions started & I went to hospital, the test/swab that checks for the chemical for active labor came back positive. A shot in the back of my arm to ease my contractions was all my doctor did at that time. Sent me home complete bed rest, no intimate relations......Yesterday I passed a brownish jelly like substance my contractions were very uncomfortable. I finally went to the hospital, my contractions were regular & painful. My doctor or any doctor checked on me. My nurse was rude & a midwife came in said my contractions were not strong enough, sent me home with Vistaril 50mg to "take the edge off". My contractions are even worse now & my pelvic bones feel like they are breaking apart & I feel so much pressure in my vaginal area. After the way I was treated I don't want to go back to hospital. My back hurts so bad & the contractions start out like a BAD period cramp & spreads over my entire belly. I'm a very small boned girl & pre-pregnancy was underweight. Is it possible that my baby girl is too large to descend into my pelvis low enough for her head to be felt during the exam? What should I do? My healthcare options here are not the highest quailty, very rural area. Should I wait for my ob appointment tomorrow or go to another hospital for a second opinion? I'm really worried & I'm 97% sure I am in labor.
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Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi Anon -

I hope you have contacted your doctor to figure out what's going on and have received good compassionate care. Or, or if you were in labor you may be snuggling with a little one now.

I am so sorry your concerns were not addressed and you were treated so badly.

Please let us know how you are doing,
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
~To be a child is to know the joy of living, To have a child is to know the gift of life.~ Author Unknown


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