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What were your experiences before going into real labor?

i know every women is different. but i was just wondering, what were your symptoms? when did they happen how long did they last? im scheduled for an induction in a little over a week and im praying i go into labor naturally before that! just wondering what i should be looking for!
i was dialted to a 1 the other day, about 50-70% effaced, been having contractions for about a week (some painful most not, and not regular, maybe one every ten mins at least though), lost my mucous plug yesterday, and baby has dropped.

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Asked by xunlucxyx0 at 12:44 AM on Apr. 21, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • The memory that comes back the sharpest for me is just feeling like I had to go boo boo....I kept getting up to go but...nothing...I was staying the weekend with my mom and I finally went into her room and woke her up (I don't know what I thought she was going to be able to do lol I just know I needed my mama lol) I told her what was going on and SHE is the one who told me I was in labor....of course later the REAL pain kicked in...but before that, just the feeling that I had to go boo boo

    Answer by Lucky209 at 12:48 AM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • I felt like I kept peeing myself and then I saw somethings going on there and I was like oh no and I was staying with my mom to be close to the hospital and she was like yeah I think your close and then it all went down hill after that.

    Answer by christinahenry at 1:11 AM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • I've never gone into labor naturally but just wanted to say good luck! I'll be watching the replies since I'm 37 weeks.

    Answer by SalemWitchChild at 1:52 AM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • once your water breaks, youre supposed to have your baby within 12 hrs...otherwise ya risk you and baby getting infections

    Answer by alexis_06 at 2:29 AM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • I lost my mucus plug like 4 days before and was so emotional (I guess that's all prego ladies though) that's about it

    Answer by ktinaza at 11:42 AM on Apr. 21, 2011

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