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Does this seem too heavy of a flow for just implantation bleeding?

I’m not sure if I’m miscarrying :(

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Really anxious for c section tomorrow

I've got an elective c section tomorrow and I'm so scared about it, it's making me feel sick! I had a 3B degree tear with my first so it was recommended by the consultant that I had a c section, but it's making me so anxious because I've never had surgery before, can anyone reassure me please that it'll be okay? T...

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Chemical or miscarriage coming?

This line progression isn’t good is it? Does this mean I probably had a chemical or coming miscarriage? 5 weeks today. No bleeding or pain though which seems strange to me. Going for bloods tomorrow.

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My bubba is here via elective cesarean 🥰

Just to update as I was stressing about having an elective over induction, my weight, etc... So here goes. I went in Friday 1st March as planned for cesarean, was 1st on list. Due to an emergency I didn't go down until 9ish. During the spinal, my BP dropped (which is normal) and this made me feel ill. Staff were...

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Contractions

Any advice for getting contractions to stay regular? Last night, for about an hour I was having contractions 5 minutes apart. After that hour was up, they slowed down and eventually stopped. Today I’ve had a few more that were more painful that yesterdays, but nothing regular. I have felt super heavy/crampy all day....

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Insane pelvic pain

Im currently 37 weeks. For a week now, I've had really bad pelvic pain where I can hardly walk. When walking through it I have contractions. I've talked to my ob and she said to just rest and eat. (Her answer for everything has been too eat) in scheduled to have a c section the 21st. Baby has been getting so low w...

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Water gone?

I’ve been having a lot of pressure in my lower abdomen tonight, and stomach tightenings. I’m sat awake wondering if it’s labour or not. I have literally just been to the toilet and sat in bed and coughed and loads more water has come out. Now I’m not sure if this was my waters or just baby pushing on my bladder!!!

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Reduced movements

I’m 19+2 at the moment and I can feel something like flutters/rolls but not entirely sure if they’re the baby moving. However since 17+5, when I put my hand on my bump, the baby always kicks. Ive literally not felt the baby kick for the past few hours when I put my hand on my bump. Would it be too early on in my pre...

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Induction but low risk pregnancy

When was everyone offered inductions after passing their due date? I know it can differ between areas…

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Can I deny blood tests at my first appointment?

Currently 9 weeks pregnant and my first appointment is tomorrow. I have severe trauma with hospitals to begin with and even just stepping in one leads to a panic attack. I had a traumatic experience with blood tests in the past, can I deny getting one?

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Bleeding 3 weeks after the C-section

Has anyone had occasional fresh bleeding after the C-section? From week 2 PP, the bleeding was very light red, but from week 3 PP, I had some small amount of fresh bleeding some days only. Anyone had the same experience? Can this be due to some activities?

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SWEET MANIAC

I keep waking up at early hours of the morning usually between 3-5am having an urge to eat something sweet, usually chocolate based but tonight it was cake🤣 of course I fulfil that urge. But man, pregnancy is weird it’s turning me into some like sweet monster at these hours🤣🤣🤣

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Induction

I’m booked in to be induced on Friday.. but I am currently 2cm dilated and trying one more sweep tomorrow. Does anyone know what happens if you’re already dilated before the induction? I’ve only seen ones where they’re not dilated at all?

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Concern?

Hi mommas! I did message my midwife, but I want to get a public opinion while I’m waiting. I’m 31 weeks, the nausea is back and of course acid reflux has more than started. But, first of all the acid reflux seems worst when it’s been a while since I’ve eaten instead of after eating like it seems is the most common c...

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Being induced on Wednesday!

Girls I'm so nervous, my consultant has recommended I am induced within 48 hours. Have any of you been induced? How long did it take from beginning of induction to getting your babies here?

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Weird dreams?

I just woke from a dream where I gave birth to a full grown cat instead of my baby.. Anyone else had any weird dreams? Care to share?

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