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What are some signs of labor coming on, besides the obvious?

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Asked by princesslila at 11:27 PM on Apr. 24, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • painful to get up and down...very sore back...losing mucous plug...i just kinda knew honestly..i knew i wasnt going to last till my due was coming lol

    Answer by Mommy103110 at 11:29 PM on Apr. 24, 2011

  • The strong preference to stay home.
    Acting / feeling "hazy" (kind of like before you get an illness, sort of out of it a little bit).
    Nesting ( = fidgeting, restless).
    Loose poops.

    Answer by doulala at 11:41 PM on Apr. 24, 2011

  • Cramps like a menstrual cycle, tightness around your belly area. Pain in the center of your back. Loose mucous like discharge.hope it helps. But if you have doubts called the doc please .;)

    Answer by ivelisse3 at 11:56 PM on Apr. 24, 2011

  • im like dying to feel these 37 weeks n i just wanna be done! :p i cant wait to meet her!

    Comment by princesslila (original poster) at 12:19 AM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • Been there...
    I gave up with my last baby after I passed my due date.
    My children were born between 40-43 weeks (later when not induced).

    You might not have any of these "signs" ...or all of them and yet *not* go into labor until 4 or 5 weeks after.
    If you have 5 more weeks to remain within the average gestational period you might want to get distracted...

    All set to go in every way?
    Are you feeling emotionally prepared for labor and Motherhood?
    You could focus on preparing for postpartum now, etc...

    Good luck!


    Answer by doulala at 1:55 AM on Apr. 25, 2011

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