I am 36 weeks pregnant. I am extremely uncomfortable with my contractions that I have been having for weeks. My mucous plug has been falling out, and i swore last night that my water was leaking. I went to the bathroom and I sat on the toilet 10 minutes after doing my business and I just kept leaking on and off. I just got sick of it so I just got up and went back into the living room with my Fiance. I felt myself leak again and so I went back onto the toilet and liquid gushed out and then leaked out on and off again. This went on for 2 hours and I went through almost 10 pairs of underwear. The liquid had absolutely NO color and NO odor, so it wasnt pee.(a lot of times my little one will be on my bladder and when I go to the bathroom there is some pee on my underwear because he pushed it out and I didnt know..but this was nothing like that). I called my doctor and he told me to go into labor and delivery at my hospital and have them check me. I had my sister in law with me and she swears it was my water too because this is exactly how it happened with her last child, there was just a small pin-hole like tear in her water so it depended on what position she was in and such for the water to leak out. Mine mainly came out when I was in a squatting position like on the toilet or something. However, the hospital did the amnisure test with the swab and came back and told me that my water didnt break. They told me that if I had sex recently that it could be the sperm coming out, or basically that I have been peeing myself for hours. I wasnt happy with what they told me at all. I know what pee looks like and smells like and it was NOT pee, and there is no way I had that much fluid in me to be leaking those amounts for that period of time, and deffinately wasnt sperm either. They sent me home and the leaking continued when I got home.. I went to sleep and when I woke up I went to the bathroom and when I wiped it looked like a bunch of clear snot. My mucous plug has been falling out periodically over the past week or so, so Im assuming it was more of my mucous plug. But I am SO confused! I know in my gut that I was not just peeing myself last night.. and I have pains in my lower back and front that feel like bad period cramps, which my doctor has told me are contractions but just small ones so they arent serious. My doctor says he thinks I wont make it to full term, but I dont see why if nothing is happening..
I was so upset when I got home last night that I cried my eyes out in my bedroom. I was so happy that I would be coming home with my baby boy, and it didnt happen. I am so uncomfortable and achey and depressed(I have depression and anxiety), and I want this pregnancy over with. My little man is 6+ lbs, so its not like its unsafe for him to come out now.
I was wondering if anyone else had an experience with the leakage thing like I did last night.
And I was also wondering if anyone has any experience with Caster Oil to jumpstart labor? I have heard many people swear by it that it works within hours, but Id like the opinions of you fellow Momma's and possibly and experience stories?
And thank you for reading all of this, I know it is long and I apologize but I wanted to give you as much information as I could so that you can give me your best advise.
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