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For all of you lovely ladies who have already had ur babies. The day you went into labor did you have a feeling today was going to be the day, or did it sneak up on you??
I'm with you on this one...
Like all of us I'm sure, I'm just dying to go into labor. There's nothing left to do but have a baby!
I'm constantly wondering when it's going to happen...looking for a sign of some sort
The day my water broke was one of the more 'off' days when I was pregnant. I was 37.5 weeks and the week before I felt fine. That day, I felt like I had hit this wall and I was miserable. I was surprised by the water breaking -- I figured I had another week.
I had 'given up' on what I wore that day. I went to work in Old Navy black yoga pants and a maternity top, because I was 9 months pregnant, I felt like a bloated cow, and the pants were comfortable. If I wasn't pregnant, I would have worn a dress or suit. I didn't feel LO move a lot and before she was really active. I was concerned driving to lunch because my stomach felt really heavy on the lower left side. I decided I couldn't work 8 hours a day anymore and was going to cut it back to 6 hours.
I checked my bp when I got home and the lower # was really high. I'm usually in the 90/60 range and the lower number was 97. My doctor was concerned about me getting high bp. 10 minutes later my water broke.
I had always thought I was going to be early. Even when I asked my doctor how late I would go, he seemed to skirt the issue.
With DD, I had no clue it was coming. My water broke at 38w6d, a few hours after my membranes were stripped. As a FTM then, I didn't expect to go early!