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#1 of 10 Old 08-22-2010, 03:43 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Well, my water broke when I got out of bed about 4.5 hours ago. I've been having a lot of contractions the past two days, gradually increasing and have had a few "painful" ones too, but not many. I have developed a crampy lower back and have lower pelvis "pain" with the contractions too. And since Thursday night I've had tailbone and butt discomfort/pain. I think the contractions are starting to pick up now as I've just had to more intense ones in a row sitting here typing. I'm just now timing them to get a sense of where I'm at for now. The past 2 were 6 minutes apart.

We went out to dinner right after my water broke as we were planning too and I tried to ignore it. We got DS to bed and then did a quick clean on the house. I'm feeling pretty chill and am about to go to bed. Just hoping to get some sleep before things really kick in.

I'm excited but trying to stay calm so I can sleep a bit and not have too much adrenaline getting in the way of labor. Hopefully hypnobabies will help me get to sleep.

Megan-39, Postpartum Doula, DW to Sacha-40 (18 years together) and Mama to Finn Alexander born 4/2/07 and Zivia Littlewood born 8/23/10

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Good luck and ELVs to you !

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Definitely don't wait too long to start listening to our scripts-that really is the key to it working! Good luck and I hope you can get some rest!

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ELVS!!

Lisa - mama to Eleanor Rose 01/08 and Saoirse Lily 09/10
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I can't wait to hear your news! Best of luck!!!

Colleen (35) married to Brian (35) 11/06; DD Emilia 6/6/08; DS Breckin 8/2/10
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Good luck!

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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Hooray! Can't wait to hear more!!!

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DDCC to say YAY! I will be eargerly waiting to read your update! Sending ELVs and hoping for a positive birthing experience for you!

"A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bank balance smaller, home happier, clothes dirty, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for." ~A.U.
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Good luck mama!

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DDDC to wish you amazing and peaceful labor vibes! Can't wait to hear your news!!!!

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