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Postby january » Tue Apr 19, 2011 1:36 pm

Woke up in the middle of the night & felt a little wet... thought I'd pee'd myself :oops: or was losing more of my plug. Went to the bathroom and still wasn't sure if it was water or pee but as I walked back to bed, it was still trickling so I figured it was probably my water.

I was about 3cm when we got to the hospital.

Since it happened at 2 a.m., I was 2 hours into 40 weeks and 0 days, lol (everything went down right on my EDD).
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Postby Mommy_oz » Tue Apr 19, 2011 2:03 pm

Naturally, at home taking a nap, woke up to wetness thought I MIGHT have peed myself but seriously doubted it I was 37w5d it was gushing and REALLY was gushing as I was walking into the hospital, it really looked like I pissed myself with the brown capris I had on haha
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Postby mommyslittlemnster » Sat Apr 30, 2011 9:01 pm

Both times were at 39 weeks and it happened as I was pushing.
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Postby happymedium » Sat May 14, 2011 12:55 pm

DS1 while going to the bathroon at 39 weeks.
DS2 while tweaking my nipples at 39 weeks until contractions were non stop. POP....!!! IT actually made me scream it was so loud.
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Postby MistyS » Thu May 19, 2011 10:32 am

DS it broke as I was going to sleep at 37 weeks 6 days. I felt it rather than heard it. And it didn't gush until I got up from the bed.

With DD, it ruptured at little when I was being checked and 8 cms. But the dr fully broke it after that. I was 39 weeks 1 day.
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Postby MMM143 » Sat Jul 23, 2011 8:56 pm

I went into labor at 38 wk 3 days & had a "bulging bag" at my dr. appt that same day. Ended up in the hospital at 10pm that same evening....things went so fast and I was at 10cm and they had to break my water when it was time to push!!

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Postby StefStaf » Thu Aug 04, 2011 2:52 pm

in the hospital, at 8cm, dr. broke my water.
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Postby redcharlotte » Wed Aug 31, 2011 3:34 pm

I was 36w 4 days.

Was at home and had just been sailing all day. Felt a pop inside of me and then a gush of water down my pants. Knew instantly what it was. Within minutes I started having incredibly painful contractions. DD was born 10 hours later!
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Postby cordy79 » Sat Sep 03, 2011 2:21 am

38 weeks and 3 days. I stumbled to the loo at 1 am and nearly launched off the loo seat the POP was so blooming loud it was shocking 8O Contractions started instantly and was 5cm dilated in 40 minutes. Kyle arrvied via emergency section at 2.33 am as he was breech
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Postby StephStorm » Mon Sep 05, 2011 2:44 pm

The Dr. broke my water at 38 wks. in the hospital. Honestly to me that hurt more than labor & delivery.
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Postby lachney » Mon Sep 12, 2011 10:55 pm

I was in the birthing tub in the hospital, felt a huge gush and announced that I pee'd the tub! Of course it wasn't really pee, and I started pushing a few minutes later so I was either 9 or 10cm when it broke. I was 40 weeks.
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Postby BeccaM » Tue Sep 13, 2011 8:20 am

My water broke at 9 1/2 cm during transition, when I was kneeling on the hospital bed. I think it really helped make my labor more doable that it didn't break until then!
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Postby AngelaW85 » Sat Oct 01, 2011 10:30 am

With DS1 we thought my water broke at 36w but it didn't, but I was pretty much guilted/forced/misled into a c-section long story! The hospital and doctors were terrible. Anyway...
With DS2 my water broke at 38w. It was 1AM and I was sitting on my birth ball bc I couldn't sleep. It trickled out.
With DS3 my water did not break until I was pushing. I took vit E throughout my pregnancy and my bag of waters was really really strong.
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Postby kpatty321 » Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:45 pm

At home, in the middle of the night.
I woke up feeling strong AF cramps and a little wet and went to the bathroom, a little fluid was coming out. Then I sat down on the office chair to do some internet searching about water breaking hehehe and sure enough as I was sitting there on the computer - gush!
We got to the hospital about 45 min later and I was 3 cm.
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Postby HoneyBees7 » Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:12 pm

The only child whose bag of waters broke on their own was my last child's. The other's were still intact until the doctor broke them at the hospital.

My last pregnancy I spent the day of 39w6d on my birthing ball, I literally rocked and bounced all day to get the baby lower. The Dr was concerned that she was still so high up so late in the game. So the next day I was committed to that damn ball!

That night I went to bed around 11, and was allllmost asleep when POP I felt the craziest sensation of my stomach deflating a little and water pouring out of me. I screamed for my husband (he was in the den) and he ran in and I was laughing so hard and every time I laughed it would pour out a little. It was hilarious. I rode to the hospital with a towel in my huge maternity undies and four towels on my leather seat in my car. LOL.
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