Mothering Forums - Reply to Topic

Thread: Looking for some reassurance/positive thoughts Reply to Thread
Title:
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



  Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

  Topic Review (Newest First)
04-12-2014 08:27 AM
womenswisdom In lieu of a cesarean, if you feel your pregnancy needs to be ended by a certain date, why not consider induction? AROM is likely to start your labor given your client dilation and does not increase your rupture risk.
04-11-2014 10:42 PM
est72 My DDC is mostly on Facebook (though I'm not), so I hope it's ok to look for some support/opinions here.

I'm currently pregnant with baby #3 and hoping for a 2nd vbac. I just spoke to my ob this evening, and we agreed on 4/19 as a final date before scheduling a c-section. I'm ok with this for a variety of reasons (I'm AMA, this is a vbac, and I'll be just shy of 42 weeks), but I also really really really hope that another vbac is in my future.

So, here's where I'm hoping for some reassurance or some btdt stories about going into labor naturally before the 19th. As of yesterday, I was 4cm and 60% effaced. I definitely lost my mucous plug yesterday and have been losing some more blood-tinged mucous since then. I have been having contractions but they are very irregular, both in terms of intensity and time (like, I'll have 3-4 strong contractions in an hour but then nothing for several hours).

I keep thinking that there's no way I could NOT go into labor naturally within the next week, but each of my pregnancies and labors have been so different, I'm not sure if this is a realistic expectation or if it's just as likely that I'll still be pregnant in a week, even with all of these signs of approaching labor.

Any thoughts? Similar stories out there? TIA!

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off