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Labor signs?

So I am 38 weeks and I've been feeling off the last couple days. Last night was extremely gassy and cramping which isn't on the normal for me. I've been having awful headaches which has also not been a normal thing I've dealt with during pregnancy. I've been having spurts of nausea without vomiting and I've had an increase in bowl movements. Also major increase in pressure on the pelvic floor as well as many of the shooting pains down my vagina. also weird dreams and dreams of my baby and I had my first vivid nightmare last night.
I go to doctor tommaro but at my apt last week I was 3cm and 70% effaced.
I was just wondering if all these changes I've been feeling and experiencing are signs of labor approaching?
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I would say yes ma'am make sure those bags are packed and goodluck!!
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well i had sickness and diarreah on the friday which i thought was a stomach bug and by sat nite my waters had broken altho i was only 33wks, they tried to stop the labour but my lil man wasnt gona stay put so he popped out 3 days later , so iam thinkin i felt rough the day b4 may have been my body preparing for labour. your symptoms sound like it wont b long for you so try not to panic and stay clam :-)
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Good luck I'm also 38+3 days at my last appt i was 3cm with 60% thinned out.  Hoping my doc appt in the am is a sucess to. I'm also having the same symptoms as u hopefully thATS a good sign.
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Oh yay! :) haha I'm so ready! And best of luck to you soontobemommyof4 :) hopefully we both get some great news at our appointments tommaro! :)
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