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#1 of 2 Old 06-16-2012, 02:20 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Hi everyone, 

 

I'm 37 weeks pregnant with my 4th child and she is currently breech. I started to lose my plug on Wednesday. I saw my midwife who did a VE and said I my cx was mid to posterior and only about 1cm dilated (which she would expect given I've had 3 children already). I had a heavy bloody show on Thursday so got checked again and cervix was still in the same position. Baby is still sitting up very high and hasn't engaged. Since Thursday afternoon I have lost more plug and I've been having very irregular contractions, they never get closer than 10 minutes apart and they aren't lasting very long, (30-40 seconds). I don't think things are going to progress because the baby isn't applying any pressure to my cervix to encourage things along. I don't want to go back to the hospital to have them tell me nothing has changed since Thursday (feel like a bit of a time-waster) but I am finding these contractions so draining. I'm due to go to the hospital on Monday morning for an attempted ECV. 

 

Does anyone have any experience of a breech labour? I'm just wondering if these irregular contractions are par for the course. 


me(33), DH (35), SAHM to DD (Jan '02), DS (Sept '08) DD2 (Nov '09) DD3 (June '12) (, mostly    MC Jan '09, Sept '11, ectopic Dec '13   due 10/09/14
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It's now a week later. Has baby's position changed?  smile.gif


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