Am I in early labor??

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Am I in early labor??

Postby shaylynn » Sat May 03, 2014 7:06 am

FTM here, 37 weeks prego, and i'm not sure if i'm in the beginning stages of labor. Some info I've read says I am while other info makes me think i'm not.

I've been experiencing since last night at 7 (so over 12 hours now)
- lower back ache (kind of feels like the pain you get when your extremely constipated)
- cramping in my abdomen that comes and goes
- some tightening of my uterus but not every time I feel the pain.
- feeling that I need to have a BM (I had this feeling last night as well however I did already have a BM yesterday so I dont think i'm constipated)
- pressure in my bottom and pelvis
- and the reason i'm not sure its Labor is because my lower stomach is a bit sensitive when I apply pressure to it.


I've tried changing positions, drinking lots of water, soak in the tub, coffee ( to try to induce BM ) :) but nothing has worked.

Anyone been through this or have any advise??
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Re: Am I in early labor??

Postby Whig » Tue May 06, 2014 8:35 am

Hi, sorry to be late to respond, how did things end up?
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Re: Am I in early labor??

Postby Ashtonsmom » Tue May 06, 2014 11:50 am

Late to this post but it definitely sounds like how i felt the first time. I felt plugged like i had a tampon in front n a bm in back but that was due to the pressure of him coming down and my cervix dialiating....

Just wondering how things went since you posted?
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