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Is labor really around the corner??

Oct 06, 2011 - 3 comments

So today i went for my 37 weeks appointment, and my doctor did a cervical check and told me that i am 1cm dilated and 50% effaced.. I know that a lot of women are 1 cm dilated and can take up to 3 weeks for them to be fully dilated, but im just so excited.. Also (TMI) i went to the bathroom like 5 minutes ago and i noticed a brown-redish discharge and guessing that was my mucus plug.!! Im having some very mild contractions and some cramps.


Now the waiting game begins!!

Hopefully Baby will wait a couple more days since sunday im officially FULL TERM!!


yayyyy so happy.!!

Just wanted to share with my MED friends!!

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by PetiteWonder, Oct 06, 2011
Good luck on labor and hope you make it to sunday..

Labor is a tricky bugger, I still havent figured it out...  I went into the hospital last week because I was having contractions every 3-5minutes apart.. I was 1 cm 75% effaced....  The contractions continued for  the next 24 hours, I got great sleep that night ;)....  Next day I was 3 Cm 80-90% effaced... then they started dying down... now i have like 1 or 2 contractions here or there...   I had some streaky redish mucous too (was told it could be some part of a mucous plug/show ... but could also be from the cervix check).. I thought for sure I would have the baby by now.. But nope.. Almost to 39 weeks..... and at my 38 week appointment two days ago (1 week from the time I went to the hospital)... I was still only 3 cm and 80% effaced...  Baby is just too comfy in there even though she is sitting at station 0...  I know labor is coming but man it can be slow to get here...

=) its exciting though, glad I still have some people to follow who are in similar boats!

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by trustGodHeWilldoit, Oct 06, 2011
Wow you could go in labor any minute now hopefully baby stay until Sunday :)
The discharge it could probably be from the check up you had but who knows baby can stay in there 2 or 3 more weeks..she's the only one to decide when to come to this world lol
I'm hoping my baby stay in there until 39 weeks.. i tell him please baby stay two more weeks lol cause DH vacation start on the 20 even though he gets maternity leave I preferred baby come on his vacation time..lol


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by MARLENISS2006, Oct 07, 2011
Yes i know it could take weeks, but im just so excited... I cant believe my baby girl is almost here.!!

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