How many weeks are you now?
This is a discussion on EDD September 2013 Mummies within the Year 2013 Mummy forum, part of the Mummy Meeting Place category; Originally Posted by StellaC Mummies, I had painless contractions from 6.30pm-2am yesterday then followed by more painful contractions (pain in ...
How many weeks are you now?
Thanks mummies for The quick replies. I will call gynae and ask.
Hi stellaC! Do keep us updated and hope everything is alright!
mummies, just wondering do you know the market price to give CL when she starts work? Like the red packet I m talking about :/
need advise! Thanks!
also, ZPF - how do I know any decrease in baby movt? My gynae said the same thing to me too. Is it they suspect something not right?
my baby has no pattern when active n when not. Sometimes he's just quiet... Sleeping? Or I feel the kicks less strong too. Other times ok.
any cause for worries? Gynae is afraid of cord around baby neck is it? I m not sure! Just speculating why gynae will advise that ... Decrease in movt must inform immed
Sunbeams: My gynae told me if baby kicks less than an average of 10 times/day, must inform her.
Just to Share:
"Here's one common approach: Choose a time of day when your baby tends to be active. (Ideally, you'll want to do the counts at roughly the same time each day.) Sit quietly or lie on your side so you won't get distracted. Time how long it takes for you to feel ten distinct movements – kicks, punches, and whole body movements all count. If you dont't feel ten movements in two hours, stop counting and call your midwife or doctor."
quoted from : Fetal movement: Feeling your baby kick | BabyCenter
I called the labour ward to ask regarding my symptoms and they asked me to go down immediately. I asked them "are you sure?" cos i was not having contractions anymore, it was the night before.. I just Wanted to be assured that it's normal that contractions come and go. Ended up they ask me go down and I went... Turned out its nothing serious and they sent me home after my gynae confirmed its not real labour. Sigh,, so scary I really dont't know when is the real labour going to be or how it's gg to be like
Btw doctor did a vagina check for me and he says my cervix is still very high.. How? How to get it to move down?
Thanks skt and zpf for replies!
stellaC - cervic high... Hmm how about do squats? Not sure if that will help? But I try to do it everyday.. Although the first time I tried last week.. My thighs ache so bad that I could hardly walk n I took 3 days to recover!
So I guess I shouldn't be worried about the high cervix huh. I am feeling so muchixed emotions. I'm exhausted, disappointed (I kinda thought baby is coming today), anxious, fear etc and I think its not helping me at all
my gynae also hinted me just now that I may be induced on Thursday for labour, I'm really not sure if I should go for it or say no if he asks me on Thursday? On one hand I know baby is safe inside my tummy and she should decide when she wanna come out, on the other hand I'm experiencing so many emotions everyday its really tough
totally understand what you mean.
can I ask why you dont want to be induced? How heavy is baby now? you r due on 7th? Or wait till EDD then if no movt.. Induce?
that's what I think I will do
StellaC, I'm same as you, period like cramp and tummy feel hard since Sunday evening. I lean on the back of the chair and go onto all four position as this position believe to help baby move down. Today's appointment doc do a check and I'm 3cm dilated. Doc ask whether I want to be induce or wait, I choose to wait till have stronger contraction or water break. Doc ask to monitor baby's movements too. 5hrs pass and I still no sign of contraction, just worried I would be in active labour without aware of it.
Being doing this, hope that this will help my labour progress >_<
Position to help labour progress (from Babycenter.com)
•lean onto a work surface or the back of a chair
•put your arms round your partner's neck or waist and lean on him
•lean onto the bed in the delivery room (with the height adjusted for your comfort) or a window-sill
•kneel on a large cushion or pillow on the floor and lean forwards onto the seat of a chair
•sit astride a chair, resting on a pillow placed across the top
•sit on the toilet, leaning forwards, or sit astride, leaning onto the cistern
•go onto all fours
•kneel on one leg with the other bent..