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What were your signs in the hours before your labor started? (Before the contractions, mucous plug or waters breasking)

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:11 PM on Sep. 28, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • You can lose your plug weeks before labor starting. I lost mine at 37 weeks. Was induced at 39.

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 4:13 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • nothing at all...not a one sign. just some bhcs right after sex that day. it turned into labor fast.

    Answer by aliishott2 at 4:13 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • I didn't really have any. My contractions had changed and were feeling stronger for a few days before I went into labor... I lost the mucus plug in bits over three days before I went into labor, though I wasn't sure that's what it was until later. Then I woke up with strong contractions. I went to bed that night thinking it was gonna be a while lol. WRONG :p

    Answer by Ati_13 at 4:14 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • there weren't any. I lost my plug in the two days before, but that can happen awhile before. then, contractions started. as far as I know, contractions or water breaking are the main signs of labor. you can loose your plug (or parts of it) weeks before and dialate weeks before.

    Answer by catharsis at 4:14 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • I was just seriously uncomfortable in the hours before I gave birth! I couldn't sit for more than a few minutes, reminded me of a female dog getting ready to have puppies, lol! I was having contractions and dilating (without feeling anything at all) and my mucous plug came out two weeks before I gave birth, so it's not really a good judge of when labor will start as everyone is different!

    Answer by SarahLeeMorgan at 4:15 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • None, before I started having contractions. I lost my plug a week before I went into labor. I did have a feeling all day that it was going to be the day I went into labor, but I was 4 days overdue at that point, so my odds were pretty good.

    Answer by andrea96 at 4:18 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • Nothing.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 4:18 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • nesting, dropping of baby, increase brxtonhicks contractions, pressure down low......

    Answer by WAH_Mama at 6:38 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

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