i had my show at 37 weeks and harry came bang on time full term. midwife said you can have more than one show, and only lose a small amount of your mucus plug, so you might not go into labour straight away, i was a bit dissapointed when nothing happened after mine, but i reckon its a good sign at 39 weeks, your baby might be coming hunny my friend went into labour 2 hours later after her show, and she was 39 weeks. xx
I havent been on here for ages!! my lovely baby girl arrived in july,i was two weeks late and asked for a sweep,i had only heard about the membrane sweep from searching through lots of preganacy web sites.That was on the friday morning and i was told that if nothing happened i had to go in to be induced for the third time!!which i wasnt too pleased about.The sweep only made me bleed a little with some mucus,i kept going like a mad woman in the hope that i would go into labour naturally before the sunday nothing did,so on the sunday morning i had to go in to start the inducing process.I had the prostin gel,twice!! and still nothing,they told me to wait over night to see if the prostin started something,all i had was like period pains.At 12 a doctor offered me another sweep and boy!! that one hurt!! i settled down for the night but couldnt sleep as i was aware that my baby would be arriving the next day which was a shame as i have had already 2 inductions from my other two girls.Luckily by 6 am i was feeling like something was starting which was weird as i had in the past had my waters broken for me and first labour id had the drip also,so i kind of felt like i didnt know what to expect.I went for a wlak with my husband at 7 am and felt like labour was on the way.I got back up to the ward and told the midwife i think the sweep had done the trick.With it being my third baby i felt more in control,i dealt with the pain alot better and necer got onto the bed until the last minute!!it all seemed so quick!! she arrived at 9am and the midwife said my labour had only lasted 2 hours.So even though i had gone over my due date by 2 weeks for the third time,the sweep did do the trick and i didnt need as much intervention as i had with my first two,which left me feeling like i had done well and done it kind of by myself.......a NOTE TO YOU ALL EXPECTING,DONT WISH THOSE LAST WEEKS AWAY OF PREGNANCY,REVEL AND ENJOY THE FACT THAT YOUR LITTLE GEM IS GETTING READY AND PREPARING TO MEET YOU...SO THERES NO RUSH!!
Hi I am 41+5 with baby numbert three i had my other two at 8 and 10 days overdue soi can't believe i am still here third time round.
I have tried all the tips but someone ha just mentioned using my breast pump. Ihave also got a book on acupressure to try out tonight,
Any tips or ideas???
I cant wait to have my baby now
Does anyone know of any ways that can help to induce labour natereally?
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