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beginning of labor? help!

I'm 36.5 weeks, and 3cm dilated since last week. I had contractions every 30 min last night until 2 hours ago when I got up and walked around. They had been waking me up but only felt like menstral cramps. Also felt nauseated all night and pelvic pressure.
I was so tired I passed out from 7 to 9 . It's almost 10 now. Also her head feels even lower since I woke up and my vagina looks more open. IS THIS LABOR TODAY OR TOMORROW??
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Sounds like your body is getting ready. You could go on like this for a few days. I would go in and get checked but until you 5-7 min apart your not really in active labor. You best option is to get checked and see what they say.
10131590 tn?1408165341
It sounds like your in labor. I would call and speak with the l&d or you're ob to see what they want you to do. Good luck
8960138 tn?1407673893
Once pain gets worse and 10 to 5 mins apart for more than an hour is real labor
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Sound like false labour. And your vagina won't look any different the changes happen on the inside.  When you have a really good contraction you'll not be able to walk or talk till then just enjoy your last few weeks.
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I will be 37weeks Mon and I have been going through the same thing I feel your pain but until the contractions are 1 min long 5 min apart for an hour I wouldent stress on it !!! But I think our babies will be here early lol or maby its all wish full thinking but good luck mommy
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Thanks everyone! I was so convinced it was the real deal but contractions went away so it had to be false labor. The on call Dr said not to come til 5 min apart. We are 45 min from hospital so it makes me nervous but I guess they know what they are talking about
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