I am at 37 weeks but my doc keeps telling us that I am measuring a week farther along, so I am looking like I am right about 38 weeks. She says our little lady can come any day now safely and gave me some tips on how to start labor.
What I was wondering is if anybody had any weird symptoms prior to their labor starting? For example; any dizziness, feeling nauseau, extra bowel movements, baby feeling extra heavy or tons of pressure? Or maybe any small tinge of pains down there?
I'm just curious because I have been feeling really odd over the last few days and want to know if there is anything I could look out for that might be a sign?
I did feel more pressure with DD b/c they start to get into position to come out. Other than that I can't say I had any signs. Trust me once the contractions start, you'll know. People told me that and I was like are you sure?!? YES!!! It's true, there will be no doubt in your mind that you are in labor. My OB suggested waiting until they were 2 mins apart for an hour to two hours before calling or going to the hospital. Good luck on a speedy and healthy birth!
With my son before my contractions started I could not eat anything for a day and a half and when my husband forced me to eat a yogurt I vomited. So look for signs of nausea, broken or leaking water, no appetite, diarrhea for couple days and of course contraction. The last one you will not miss for sure.
P.S. Can you share the tips from your doc on how to start labor. I am 38 weeks now and cannot wait any more ( too much pain, swelling). Thanks.
Me(26),husby(30) Our first son-Stanislav is 3(08/17/08) and now expecting a girl Galina. EDD 09/02/2011
You have to get the "whole leaf" tea and it takes alot! like 8 to 10 8oz glasses a day or something like that. It's supposed to really work though. They even suggest you limit it in early pg to avoid MC.
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