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should i go to hospital now,am i in labour

I had a show 24 hours ago and cramping pains and now contracksions that have been 40 secs long and 5-6 mins apart,but my waters havnt break.wat do i do.dont want to feel stupit goin to hospital if they sent me home saying am not ready yet.my first baby and dont no if am in active labour r not

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jane2000jane

Asked by jane2000jane at 8:16 PM on Sep. 19, 2013 in Pregnancy

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  • Go.
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 8:18 PM on Sep. 19, 2013

  • Contractions 5 min apart, go.
    kmath

    Answer by kmath at 8:19 PM on Sep. 19, 2013

  • Go! It sounds like labor to me and I have 3 kids. If it turns out to be a false alarm, you won't be the 1st to be sent home. I was sent home 2 times with my YOUNGEST.

    Better to be safe than sorry.

    Good luck!
    tempsingl3mom

    Answer by tempsingl3mom at 8:21 PM on Sep. 19, 2013

  • Sometimes your water doesn't break until the minute you give birth, and sometimes a baby can be born inside of them, good night lady get to the hospital.
    2kids2dogs2cats

    Answer by 2kids2dogs2cats at 8:21 PM on Sep. 19, 2013

  • Believe me when I tell you that they do not think you are stupid, just anxious.
    It is normal an they see in several times every day.
    Depending on how far you have to travel, you may want to go. I believe I was told to call my doctor and go at 4 minutes apart if I had been able to consistently tract my contractions for at least an hour.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 8:44 PM on Sep. 19, 2013

  • Thank yous
    jane2000jane

    Comment by jane2000jane (original poster) at 8:47 PM on Sep. 19, 2013

  • Hospital now, like the other ladies said.

    Good luck!!
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 8:49 PM on Sep. 19, 2013

  • It's time.
    RyansMom001

    Answer by RyansMom001 at 9:11 PM on Sep. 19, 2013

  • Sounds like labor to me. Nobody will think you are stupid; go to the hospital.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 9:39 PM on Sep. 19, 2013

  • My water never broke with my first. The Dr had to break it.

    Post pics of baby and congratulations!
    KTElite

    Answer by KTElite at 10:54 PM on Sep. 19, 2013

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