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#1 of 7 Old 06-08-2009, 02:55 PM - Thread Starter
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I had contractions all night but (of course) they didn't progress into anything.
I'm so dissapointed.
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I was hoping that it would work for my SIL who was due on June 2nd, but no luck there either. I was really uncomfortable most of the night but it was more digestive than baby related I think.

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I thought for sure it was going to work for me! The 6th I had contractions all day along with persistent back pain...but everything stopped when I went to sleep. So far during the day since then I have contractions, though non-painful, all the time... but that is about it. I've got all the signs that my body is prepping to go into labor but I realize it could still be days or weeks...

The weather even got quite bad here - I really thought all the elements were in place - full moon, drop in barometric pressure, 2 days away from 40 weeks. Argh. I think there is a 5-day window with the full moon so there is still hope but....this is all good "patience" practice...
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not for me.......

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Lots of contractions and lots of mucus(TMI, sorry) but no baby yet. The contractions even got to be about 3 minutes apart. So that was a real tease.

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Nope, nothing for me-and the 7th was even my due date! We ate Mexican food and had some pineapple, too, what more does this kid need?! (joking, of course) I contemplated dancing naked under the full moon to see if that would entice her out, but then I thought of getting bug bites in certain places that would be very uncomfortable and changed my mind.

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I don't know if it was the full moon or what, but I had my baby that night!

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