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Am i starting labor?

Last night before i went to bed i started having lil cramps and back pain. Then as the night went on the cramps got worse and woke me out of a dead sleep that happend atleast 4 times. And even now im just having cramps. And my stomic was so hard my boyfriend turned over and hit it and it hurt when he did that. Im 37 weeks and 2 days i was checked tue and i was 1cm and thin. I havn't lost my plug or anything but i was told that you didn't have to lose that to start going into labor. What do you all think?

 
Tarrahs2011

Asked by Tarrahs2011 at 7:50 AM on Feb. 11, 2011 in Pregnancy

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Answers (11)
  • It doesn't hurt to call them. That's what they get paid for, right? You could just be having the little cramps that help you efface and dilate ahead of time. If they continue and become rythmic (time them) then really pay attention. Drink water or juice to stay hydrated and rest. If you have recently been sick, it could have been hard on your body and the baby. Good Luck!
    collier5

    Answer by collier5 at 8:08 AM on Feb. 11, 2011

  • sounds like you maybe i would call docs office explain what is going on and see what they say
    jodi205

    Answer by jodi205 at 7:52 AM on Feb. 11, 2011

  • You need to time those cramps and hard belly feelings, if they are consistent then yes you are in labor.
    older

    Answer by older at 7:56 AM on Feb. 11, 2011

  • i go in for a stress test at 11 i figued if im having these pains still they will see if im having contractions and go from there. I was just in the hosp sun morning threw tue afternoon for the flu so i don't wanna go unless i have to
    Tarrahs2011

    Comment by Tarrahs2011 (original poster) at 7:54 AM on Feb. 11, 2011

  • yea but a phone call isnt going to hurt anything
    jodi205

    Answer by jodi205 at 7:55 AM on Feb. 11, 2011

  • This is true lol i just feel like i bug them when i call so much but thats what they are there for lol
    Tarrahs2011

    Comment by Tarrahs2011 (original poster) at 7:56 AM on Feb. 11, 2011

  • i used to call my docs office all the time and that was on my third pregnancy lol good luck
    jodi205

    Answer by jodi205 at 7:58 AM on Feb. 11, 2011

  • lol thanks im high risk so they make me go to the doc's at the hospital and they nvr answer send me to the nurse on call they nvr seem happy to answer the phone lol
    Tarrahs2011

    Comment by Tarrahs2011 (original poster) at 8:01 AM on Feb. 11, 2011

  • yeah im still getting over the flu : (
    Tarrahs2011

    Comment by Tarrahs2011 (original poster) at 8:09 AM on Feb. 11, 2011

  • I had constant contractions for weeks before I went into labor. You won't mistake it when it starts. I never noticed I lost a mucus plug in either pregnancy. I was 2 cm. dilated at 36 weeks with #1 and 3 cm at 38 weeks with #2.
    Marwill

    Answer by Marwill at 8:57 AM on Feb. 11, 2011