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#1 of 21 Old 08-09-2010, 10:24 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I was just rinsing off sitting on the side of the tub tonight (hard to get all the way in for a nice rinse these days), and something inside me went "pop!"... then I felt crampy and needed to poop but nothing came out...
What does that mean? Is there some kind of time allotment for what this means?

ETA: then there was a bit of blood... I thought I would know what I was doing with this!

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Are you leaking anything? When my water broke there was a "pop" and then bloody show but only a small trickle of amniotic fluid because her head was in the way. Sounds like maybe it could be that for you, too. Good luck!

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I was thinking the same thing... maybe ruptured membranes??

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Yeah. I think so too. Flooded a thick pad and still leaking! WOW! This is it?!?

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Your post was on the main board, so DDCC to say good luck!!! Sounds like your baby is on the way!!!!

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Yay! Yay! Happy Birthing! May all go well!

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Happy Labor Vibes!! That is just how my first labor started

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Yay!! Sounds like it was your water!! Easy labor vibes mama!

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Wow! Good luck mamas!

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Good luck Mama!!! I'm so happy for you! I felt TWO pops tonight and was expecting something but nope! nothing lol. ELVs!!!
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Gentle labor vibes!

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Thinking of you and hoping for a beautiful birth!

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I hope you're snuggling your babe now after a beautiful labor! Good luck!

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Yay!!! Good luck, looking forward to an update soon.

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Woo-hoo!! Keep us posted!!

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Woo!! ELVs mama! Good luck!

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Hope all went well! Keep us posted!

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Still working this long labor! Boy she sure is happy in there! No rush to come out at all! Midwives think probably tomorrow!

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You can do it mama! Hang in there!

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Good job staying focused and all..thinking of you, and pray things pick up well and you have a beautiful, safe birth! Blessings!


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Sounds like you're doing a great job!!! Hang in there. Baby will be here soon.

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