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#1 of 6 Old 03-15-2008, 07:25 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Last night I felt some mild cramps--period like. Then when I woke up this morning, I had contractions ranging from 7 min apart to 15 min apart for a couple hours. THEN everything stopped. Nothing for the rest of the day. I think my body is teasing me.

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Welcome to the wonderful world of prodromal labor. It really messes with your mind!

me, wife to dh, the movie geek (7/01), mama to ds1, budding Star Wars geek (10/05), dd, budding princess of the dirt (03/08) and ds2, budding extrovert. watch out! (8/10).
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Yup, it stinks!

~Marie : Mom to DS(11), DS(10), DD(8), DD(4), DD(2), & Happily Married to DH 12 yrs.!
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that's going on over here, too. for a while. i've had numerous nights where things seem to be picking up only to completely peter out. i've decided that just by virtue of murphy's law (i've been having lots of ctx since about week 33 and i'm back to terrible nausea and vomiting) that of my friends who are due around the same time i am (one four days later, one ten days later, etc.) that i'll be the last one to go!

ah well! what can you do? i hope for your sake that it's sooner rather than later!
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Welcome to the wonderful world of prodromal labor. It really messes with your mind!
Yep.

Just wait till it goes on for 12 hours and you call your mom to get your kids and drag your doula out in the middle of the night (and you live 45 minutes away from both of them!). :
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hi from feb ddc -- that happened to me during the week leading up to the birth!!

Lauren (33), writer, recovering academic, WOHM to a highly sensitive child (Robin, Feb '08) and mellow little Holly (Jan '10). Newly diagnosed Bipolar I. rolleyes.gif
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