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#1 of 145 Old 04-18-2008, 06:11 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Okay, so I just got up from a nap with DD. It's been one of those days where I could not get in the bed soon enough. I was crampy and my back was uncomfortable. So about an hour and a half into the nap (3:30ish), I got up to pee and noticed my underwear were wet, but it didn't smell like pee. Then when we were finished for the afternoon (just before 5:00), I started to get up and noticed another little gush, along with mucous tinged with blood - just a little. So I think something is definitely occuring! I really wanted May, but if this baby wants to come now, it's okay. I'm 38 weeks today! Woo Hoo! On a side note: I'm loving my dh's comfy boxer briefs! Figured they might be a little more absorbant. Hee hee...
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Whoo hoo! That's exciting Keep us updated!

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Oooh, exciting!

Keep us updated!

Gentle labor vibes should they become necessary: :

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Wow!!!! : Good luck, mama!

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Hooray!

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cool!!

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WOW! Good luck!!

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Easy labor vibes headed your way!

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that's awesome! let us know, when you can :
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Yes, Good luck!

Momma to Ema(7), Amy(5) and David(1), wife to Dan the Man and due for another blessing in August!
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YAY! good luck!!
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How exciting!
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Yeah, everytime I get up to do something, I feel a little gush! My whole body feels electric. I REALLY wanted May, but now that it comes down to it, I don't care so much. DH doesn't seem too excited, b/c he wanted May too, but I think it's because we're not completely ready. We only have a few more things to pick up for our UC, which he will do tonight. He may just be a little shocked and everything is hitting him at once. I dunno. I AM SO EXCITED. Not a bit nervous and completely at PEACE! I'll keep updating as long as I can!

With DD, I had bloody show and lost my mucous plug at 6:30 in the morning and leaked all day. We went to the hospital to get checked at 11:30 at night. They were worried about infection, so forced the pit at 6:30 that next morning. By 9:30 am, I was in really active labor. I had her at 4:09 pm. I'm really curious to see how this is going to play out!

Thanks Ladies for all the encouragement and easy labor vibes
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Woo! How exciting! Easy labor vibes coming your way...
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How exciting!!! Can't wait to hear more....ELV's coming your way!!! :

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Oh, I'm so excited for you! I'm curious to know DH's reaction when it REALLY hits him that you will be having a baby......soon! KUP....I'm sure everything will be great and just the way you want it!
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Good luck and keep us posted - and remember aprils birth stone is diamonds and the flower is daisy (i think)
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ELV to you mama.....good luck!

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How exciting! (I'm 38 weeks today too -- can I live vicariously through you? ) Sending you easy and peaceful labor vibes .

Mama to M (7/05) and S (5/08) my surprise !!!
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Oooohhhh... good luck!

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ooh that is so exciting!!

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Any news?

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Wow! How exciting! Seems like babies are popping up all over the place around here.

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OMG Sarah!!! I am soooo excited for you! I can't wait to her the news!!
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Well, I've been running like crazy trying to prepare, b/c I really thought it would be May. I'm still leaking little gushes of fluid every so often. My back is a little uncomfortable, but no contractions so far. Maybe I'm having them, but not feeling anything?! Wouldn't that be nice! I just put dinner in the oven and now I get a break! I'm hoping things will speed up and I won't just leak fluid forever. Now that things are mostly in order, I AM READY! : ) I also prepared a huge pitcher of pregnacy tea with honey. It's so YUMMY! Thanks everybody for your thoughts and prayers! I feel so blessed and honored to be doing this again! I'll check back later... This electricity coursing through my body is something else!!! Ciao for now!
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Thanks for the update-- can't wait for the next one
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Happy birthing to you!!
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How exciting! ELV's to you.

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awesome!!!!!!! Wishing you a peaceful labor!
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Yep, labor is definitely imminent! I just had a big chunk of mucous and blood sink to the bottom of the toilet. Wow, sounds pretty gross, but hey, labor isn't usually too glamorous! I'm having contractions, but they're still very sporadic. I'm gonna chug my tea and chill for now. Later... : )
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