This forum is for questions and support regarding Caesarean Section , Childbirth, Diabetes, Depression, Fetal Monitoring, Genetic Testing, Hormonal Changes, Labor, Lamaze, Morning Sickness , Nutrition, Parenting, Prenatal Care, Weight gain.
Im 17 and 38weeks pregnant with my first son and i keep getting major intense pains in my back and pelvic area the babys head is engaged and last week when i saw my midwife she said i was 80% effaced is there any possibility that i might have lost the mucus plug already without knowing and am in active labor cause its really intense and i cant handle it :( any tips to help with the pain also.??
Hi! If you were my patient, I would ask you to come in so that I could monitor you for a bit. As a general rule, if you are wondering whether you might be in labor, you are not. When the real thing hits there is no mistaking it. Unfortunately, the latter part of pregnancy is not too great either! Tylenol is OK to use, although it is like whistling in the wind. Just keep telling yourself it WILL all end soon! Good luck! Dr B
Hi! If you were my patient, I would ask you to come in so I could check you and montior toh contractions for a bit
You dont neccesarily have to be in "active" labour for them to be that intense, but you could be in labour. Monitor your contractions and if they are frequent enough call the hospital and get checked out xx
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.