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could this be labor all ready?

Im 31.1 weeks pregnant and yesterday my baby dropped and i know it can drop way before u go into labor but then today im having some serious back cramps and hot flashes and im really short on breathers. Could this be signs of labor already?

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:29 PM on Nov. 25, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Maybe, maybe not. :-) I thought I was starting the other day - 36 hours of contractions, cramping, and pressure. Well, it eventually slowed and stopped. Still waiting here.

    Answer by micheledo at 12:32 PM on Nov. 25, 2009

  • Are you sitting at home with these contractions or are u in the hospital? I still am not sure what a contraction feels like but my lower back hurts sooo bad feels like it is moving apart and i cant breath because im short on air it feels like and i keep getting hot flashes but i dont want to go to er with out knowing whats going on and them look as me like a retard.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:34 PM on Nov. 25, 2009

  • i would go to the hospital because if it is labor they can stop it and if its not then they can tell you what it is. they are very understading i went to the the hospital 5 times before i finaly had my son on the 5th time. all of them were in december i started going on december 6th and he was finalyborn the 31st and each time i went they were supper pateint and explained everythign that was going on

    Answer by jajamama at 12:43 PM on Nov. 25, 2009

  • How early were u jajamama? If im in labor this would put me 9 wks early. : (

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:44 PM on Nov. 25, 2009

  • Make sure you are hydrated. If you can drink a LOT of water, have a healthy snack, rest a bit, you can see if you have changes.
    And if not try a soothing bath and/or go for a walk.
    If you can time contractions then see how frequent.

    Answer by doulala at 12:50 PM on Nov. 25, 2009

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