2 weeks ago I told my midwife that I was having random contractions and she was concerned...checked me and said everything was closed and good. So I didn't stress and felt really stupid for even mentioning it to her. Then yesterday my midwife checked me and said I was 1cm dilated and baby girl is head down. I was so excited and couldn't stop smiling! Once I got home, it dawned on me that we are driving 3 hours to my baby shower this weekend. I didn't mention it to my midwife because if she said I couldn't go, my husband would have said we are staying home...not happening! But now I'm concerned because I really don't want to have my baby out of town.
So I went online to check out other women who are 1cm at 36 weeks and found very depressing news that most women stay at 1cm for weeks!! I thought for sure if I kept up my 5 day gym workouts and had our regular sex that this baby would be here in a week or two...Ugh. So I'm super excited that I'm making progress; nervous that I might go into labor out of town and also nervous that I may not go into labor until after 40 weeks!! AHHH!!!