you won't know until someone trained checks for you. Usually during one of your last dr check ups or in hospital on the 'big day'. I would think it'll take more than one contraction to get you dilating though, the first stage is a long process.
I was admitted to hospital last week Thursday for strong contractions
but that one was difrent it was as if something was tearing apart. and the whole time it feels like some one is stabing me with a knive from below
I would just try to time the contractions. If they increase in intensitiy and get closer together, I would call your doc. Try laying down and taking a warm (not hot) bath. This may help. If it doesn't, I would def call your doc. You are getting close and it could happen at any time now.
hi ive been getting a lot of abdomanal pain foe weeks ive been the hospital and they told me i was having mini contraction im 38 weeks gone with my second and i think i had my show on the 6th but not to sure then the day after i felt like something was coming away from me and then this fluid came but it wasnt much could that of been my water
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