Welp, I lost the mucus plug yesterday around 6pm (well, that's when I noticed it) and I called up the DR's office. They were closed (of course) and they were supposed to have a DR on call give me a call back. So now It's like 8:22pm and STILL NO call SO I ended up calling back. They suppositly paged the DR again and within 2 minutes I recieved a call. He told me that I needed to go to L&D and be monitored to make sure that I'm not having contrations and that the baby's ok and that my water didnt break.

Ok, so I'm there until 12am with my boyfriend (who had work today; we didnt get to the house til like 12:45 and then we went to sleep at like 1:30, so he was a little pissed). Anyways, so we were there & I was violated by machines LOL. The measured the length of my cervix (or something) and then the DR checked to see if my water broke and NOTHING was wrong. I did find out that I have a fkn yeast infection YET again!! Which fkn SUCKSSS!!!! But, I can deal with that.

SO the girl just told me that if I have contractions to monitor them and what not. She gave me a paper when I was being discharged, and I didnt actually look at it until now (because I was so exhausted last night when I got home so I didnt even bother.. oops) But anyways, this is what is all marked off for me (there were more options but these are what she checked.. there's a lot lol):

Activity:
Bedrest
Activity as tolerated

Diet:
Drink at least 4 large glasses of water per day in addition to hat you normally drink
Regular Diet

Medications:
Take the following medications:
Medication for infection

Special Instructions:
Chart your baby's movements as instructed (movement chart/instructions)

Call Your DR For:
Contractions every 5 minutes for at least 1 hour
More than 4 to 6 contractions in an hour
Vaginal Bleeding
Ruptured membranes (either a gush of fluid or a slow leaking fluid) from va.
Inability to tolorate food or fluid for 24 hours or if vomiting or diarrhea lasts longer than 24 hrs
Headaches changes in vision, nausea or vomiting






So pretty much, even though everything was normal, the baby COULD still come earlier than July 28th!!!

I have a question for anyone that reads this... Does this consider my preg to be high risk??

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Jocel...
Jun. 3, 2008 at 6:05 PM no it wont consider you high risk because you are not going into active labor..this is precaustion. But you should follow the bedresk because if you dsont you will go into early labor and believe me it not fuin dealing with a baby that has alot of medical issue due to prematurity.

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gusti...
Jun. 3, 2008 at 6:10 PM you should do what they tell you to or you will have her early

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vaehs...
Jun. 5, 2008 at 12:26 AM no, not at all.........they gave you all those instructions because your braxton-hicks contractions can start soon and alot of times, babies are born either a few weeks before or a few weeks after their due date, not really many are born on their exact due date. when i was preggo last summer, i was back n forth 2 da doc's cuz i was dilatin since i was 7 mo but i didn't have my daughter until her due date. everythin ur experiencin is normal. if u were restricted to bedrest at the hospital or restricted to STRICT bedrest to where you couldn't do anythin, then that would be high risk. everythin they told you are jus precautions so that u don't cause early labor by overexurtin urself

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Sweet...
Jun. 7, 2008 at 12:04 PM did they say if you were thinning yet? i had to go to the hospital two weeks ago because of contractions.. they told me i was thinning, was soft, closed inside, but open outside.. we think ill make it 6 more weeks maybe..from my lmp my duedate is july 27-29th and theres from the ultrasound is august 23rd.. yea right like ill make it that far....lol.. my dr told me 8 16oz glasses of water or 16 8oz glasses of water dont remember...wasnt listening i dont like him...they told me drinking more would make them stop and moving around would too.. um nope i still have them some hurt but others dont but im tired of the damn hospital.. ive been there so many times this year.. me three, my son two, my mom.. for a month we practicly lived there we were so sick...lol... dont worry i was violated too.... by a plastic thingy and two nurses... one was really rough and couldnt find what she wanted so she had another one come in... she was older so she was nicer..older ones are allways nicer..

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