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skycheetahtraffic--you made me laugh! :)

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Ashleybrook, then my work for the day is done wink1.gif. All I can do is laugh or otherwise I'll cry lol
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I think it's so funny that so many of us are "making" our partners dtd. What a funny plot twist from the second trimester...we are all so determined to get these babies out, even though its awkward, goofy cringe-worthy and not really all that fun, we are GOING to DTD, NOW! So what if I'm crying, my belly is like a boulder and I'm going to be miserable for the next six hours! WE'RE DOING THIS THING! I know my dh has probably decided that I am crazy at this point, between weeping randomly, having no patience, a negative brain function, plus demanding that he dtd so get this baby out...poor guy. I even asked him to find my cervix for me and he hedged out of it. I can't find it anymore. It's probably hiding.

More big contractions and cramps. Nothing else other than temper tantrums.

Caiesmommy and Kalista I can't wait to hear updates!
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DH better dtd while he can... I told him no sex until vasectomy and I keep telling his friends too. No joking I will not be preg again!!! His loss if he doesnt go for the procedure. I could careless to dtd post baby. I've been thru enough!
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Originally Posted by J and Js mommy View Post

DH better dtd while he can... I told him no sex until vasectomy and I keep telling his friends too. No joking I will not be preg again!!! His loss if he doesnt go for the procedure. I could careless to dtd post baby. I've been thru enough!

Applause and yeah that!!! I'm done after this one too and DH is being shy about the snip. Too bad, I'm with you; not taking chances!!
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I would imagine you won't want to DTD for at least a bit afterwards anyway, mamas 💕 and trust me, I KNOW how much it sucks now UGH!! My DH just asked me yesterday when he could get his V done and I said when ever he's ready 😁 but it'll still be a few weeks for us because my abdomen feels like it was used as a punching bag still.

Sorry to talk about me greensad.gif I can't wait to hear about your births and see your babies 😍
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Wrenmoon you're Funny. I just told my partner today we needed to dtd soon. It's been a few weeks. Usually sends me into BHxs overdrive and i try to avoid the deed, but I'm ready to meet this little guy! Lord knows there's no sex after the baby for a spell!
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My sobbing breakdown last night (and I'm not the crying type) was because my husband just found out he has to do a one-day-trip to the East Coast (from CO) on July 1. I'm due the 8th and have NO idea what's going on with my body in terms of preparation for labor. I know he's not happy about it either, but holy crap does it make me feel vulnerable. We're/I'm trying to create a "just in case" backup plan, which is tough, because we just moved across the country, but I think it's likely necessary for my sanity. Doesn't help that my parents are overseas/unreachable at the moment--and that the close friends I would otherwise offer a free flight to have just had babies of their own...

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Originally Posted by wrenmoon View Post

 I even asked him to find my cervix for me and he hedged out of it. I can't find it anymore. It's probably hiding.
 

 

LOL! I asked H this too! He freaked out and said no way :( Now whenever I ask him for a favor his eyes get big and he say "NO! I'm not looking for your cervix!" I usually respond "uh, I just wanted you to :insert normal request here: e.g. open the window that always gets stuck, turn on the light etc."

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That stinks Ruheling. I would feel the same way if I were you. Hope you can figure out a decent enough back up plan. 
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Ruheling, how unsettling! Will he just be gone for the day or is travel time in there somewhere too? I'm willing to bet that you will not go into labor while he is gone, especially if he is your main safety and support.

As for me I'm having contractions five minutes apart that last for 45 seconds-2 minutes... For the last three hours, but it's more like five, I've been timing for three. I have this dilemma- should I go walking around my house to make them stronger at 12:45 am or try to get some sleep? This has happened a couple of times already and I keep wondering if I should do more to bring labor on but it keeps happening at night and the next day there's nothin.

As ready as I am to have this baby I think I'm going to bed. I don't trust this to keep up. And IF it does I will need to get some sleep.

In the meantime- what's happening with Caiesmommy and Kalista?
I'm thinking of you both!
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Feeling the same way, Im going to try to get him home on his lunch break today. he he
 

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His trip is "just" for the day, but it's two cross-country flights--and to/from a location that's thunderstorm/delay prone. *sigh*

 

Wrenmoon: Hope the baby is a clearer on its intentions today!! Hope you either got some decent sleep -- or you're holding a baby by now!

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I must have short arms, because my belly is pretty normal (even on the small side compared to the group, since I am due late in July) and I can barely reach my pubic mound, much less feel around for cervical positioning or anything else! 

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No baby yet. sigh. I got some sleep, and saw my midwife today who pronounced me "ripe" and said she would be surprised to see me go too far into July. She also suggested we go ahead and try to get the baby out the same way we got it in there- that's our 'homework', dtd and try not to laugh too much.

I have had more crampy bouts of contractions today but I'm also having to be on with my kids so its hard to pay attention to. Tonight is my dh's late night- home from class at midnight, so maybe we will do our homework and something will happen tomorrow in time for the weekend!
I know I'm dreaming big fat dreams right now. Y'all don't laugh at me when I'm back here Monday complaining again.
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I'm sorry if I have asked this already wrenmoon, but do your babies usually come early?
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Originally Posted by talldarkeyes View Post

I'm sorry if I have asked this already wrenmoon, but do your babies usually come early?

I had a 38 week boy and then 42 week girl so...
This one is a boy so maybe I cook boys faster? I hope? I'm 37w3d today by my dates and 39 according to the ultrasound I had. I don't believe the ultrasound thing though, I know with certainty what my dates are.
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2nd week in a row that a dr tells me I dropped more and fundal ht decreased and I might not make it to 37 w. I'm 36 tomorrow and lost a pound and 33fundal height. No labor signs tho and no internal. Anyone else notice that the area over pubic bone has become puffy squishy? Usually my bone is right up to my skin
post #119 of 442
Some mucous plug appeared this morning- followed by contractions and lots of pressure. I've sent my DH to work while I clean my house and dance my way through contractions and arrange for childcare in case my kids go nuts.
I hope this is it.

From here on out I'm referring to the mucous plug as the the MP. Cause I'm so grossed out by the term.
post #120 of 442
Lol it is a gross-fitting term.
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