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How did your labor start

What were you feeling the days leading up to labor? Im a ftm and have 5 days till my due date. Curious of what to look for. I have no back pain, no loss of mucous plug, no constant pain. I seem to be using the restroom more often #2. My appetite has changed alot i can hardly eat and i can't seem to sleep more then 5 hours at night.
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With my first I had lots of pelvic pain (it felt like I had been kicked in the vagina) for the last week and a half. I had a baby shower on a Saturday,  cleaned my house really good and put presents away on Sunday.  Monday morning I woke up to my water breaking! Went to dr to get checked, i was (36 weeks) 4 cm dilated. I was sent to the hospital and had my son that night.
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With my first I had my membranes stripped, so I'm not sure mine is helpful. What you're experiencing is often a sign labor is soon but also could just be pregnancy symptoms. I hope it happens soon for you so you're not as uncomfortable!
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With my daughter I felt sick the day before and lost half a chunk of my mucus plug but didn't think any of it cause they say that it doesn't always mean you'll go into labor asap but didn't feel myself at all that day.  That next morning at 3am I was awaken by a radiating pain going up my back along with cramps.  As soon as I shifted myself fluid leaked out. Went to the Toilet and a glob of blood clot and more of my plug with blood came out (bloody show)  I knew right there and then my water broke.  Turns out it broke and I was 2cm at 39 weeks and was induced same day and gave birth at 1:46am next day .  Hope this  Helps!  
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I'm also ftm..17 days left for me!! So much scared about labor
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I'm a ftm and I'm due in 5days also , I havnt had any pain until this morning I woke up with contractions but I hvnt loss my mucus plug yet
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Wish i would get some kind of sign. I go monday for my last ultrasound and choose and induction date
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Aww really my last visit is wed on my due date hopefully I have him early
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I had no signs whatsoever. I just rolled out of bed one morning and my water broke. Never passed a mucous plug and I didn't even start contractions until about 6 hours after my water broke.
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All i had was a lost mucas plug and some braxton hicks, then the morning i had him i woke up at 530 am and my water broke and not even 10 mins later i started contractoona and 14 hrs later my son was born
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