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Contractions & Knowing exactly when to go in.

So for a little over an hour now I've had some pretty strong contractions. ( more like three hours but ive only started timing a little over an hour ago because they got stronger & more frequent) But their timing isn't exact.. here's the time between them so far....
6 min
9 min
8min
6min
5min
6min
8min
6min
3min
6min
7min
& I'm still keeping track.
Is it normal for them to not be exact?
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They say follow the 511 rule. 5 mins apart last for 1 or more mins for 1 hours.
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Okay. So will they eventually become exactly 5 mins apart?
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Yea at some point they will but if it hurts to bad I'd go in.
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Better safe then sorry.
9861610 tn?1427856389
I would go in just to be sure. I had my little girl yesterday but thanks to a snooty midwife I nearly delivered her in The car because my 'contractions weren't close enough together'. Only you know your body, trust your instincts xx
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Sounds good, I will keep all that in mind! Thank you :)
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Update; they stopped last night & have started up again, with each one I get some clear leakage, went up stairs to change my clothes & sat down on my bed with a towel under me & had more leakage with blood... not too much blood but still, hoping that tonight is the night!!!
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I'd say now is a good time to go in! If you're getting leakage, your water may have broken.
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