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22 weeks pregnant and contractions and leaking

For the last cople days I have been having small contractions but are painful at times and last night began leaking some sort of fluid.... I called the on call doctor and they told me to go to labor and delivery last night, but I live in St Louis and we had sheets of ice on the roads.. There was no way to get anywhere.. So I just drank water and rested. This morning it began agian... Im not sure what is going on or if I made a huge mistake in not going in last night! I am only 22 weeks and had preterm labor with my son at 24 weeks but was corrected by medicine daily!!! What do you think could be going on?
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951898 tn?1296137943
honestly, if you could make it to the hospital, I would go, since you have a history of preterm labor!!! what is the fluid like that you are leaking? is it like your water???? and how often/far apart are the contractions?
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290867 tn?1333572878
Im not entierly sure what the fluid is but the contractions are like 5 or 6 an hour
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951898 tn?1296137943
I would definately go to the dr if possible...If you are having more than 4 an hour that warrants a trip to L&D....Have you tried laying on your left side and drinking lots of water? If so, did that help the contractions?
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290867 tn?1333572878
I called the exchange and thats what they told me to do!!! Im trying that and if it doesnt help I will go to labor and delivery!! Thanks for the help!!
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951898 tn?1296137943
You are so welcome...let me know how it goes...Good luck
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And if the weather is bothering you I would call the ambulance or a taxi.  I hate driving in bad conditions, but to me I would hate risking any complication on waiting.
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