Yeah no one told me about them either!! They bloody hurt! Only when i mentioned it to my mum was she like "aaaaw yeah, thats just after pains, u get them with ur 2nd"!! Aw aye, cheers for the heads up!!
Remember how the doc hadnt examined me on sat nite, well my contractions got stronger so midwife examined me and i was 4cm! She gave me more painkillers and said she would try let me get some sleep before phoning labour ward! But about an half an hour later i was beggin for somethin stronger so off we went down to labour ward and OH got phoned! She examined me wen i got down and i was 7cm!! So got on the gas and air! She said she would call the anaethesiast but he was in theatre at the moment! I was on a bean bag thing and kept knocking babys heart monitor off so she said she would break my waters and attach the wee clip to his head so that i was able to still be leaning over this bean bag! Well!!! She broke my waters & said i was still 7cm, so i got down on the bean bag and 2 contractions later i was saying i had to push! She was telling me not to cos i wasnt fully dialated...but OH said i then just made this noise that told her i was ready to push! And sure enough, she could see babys head!!!
I think i pushed for abt 45 mins, im not sure! I needed a wee cut! But i actually cant believe i did it! OH said half way thru pushing i stopped and said i wasnt continuing without an epidural!!
But my goodness, it hurts having a baby!! Its not even the pain that has shocked me...i just dont think i was prepared for the pressure u feel down there!! Jeez!!
But yeah, so proud of myself that i managed it! OH is in total awe of me now lol!
Ah Steph - You did SO well!! It is a pain that just can't be described isn't it!! Hahaha, I remember being told that I made a noise and the midwife then said "yep, you are about rady to push now then!" Your labour sounds great though - granted it took a while for it to get going, but once it did!! And you did a fab job!!! I'm so pleased for you!
Hoping - I want it to be meeeeeeeee now!!! I'm getting so impatient (and SO jealous) of these babies Hope you have had a nice Easter lovely!
Had a lovely Easter smiley. How about you- we don't need to ask steph hehe! Will keep fx that things start moving for you very soon. I am not quite ready for labour yet..... Def need some time to get head round it. Planning on crossing that bridge once scan hashopefully confirmed everything ok!!!
Aww ladies I accidently unsubscribed! Was wondering why it was so quiet!
Steph- I am so pleased for you and he is just gorgeous!! Well done on the vbac- sounds like hard work but worth the effort :-) so cute about Brandon and the toys! Hope you can get out of hosp soon!!
Hoping- no don't worry about the labour yet, lots of milestones to go first. Very excited by your scan :-)
Smiley- oooo can't wait for you now- fx it's not long :-) how you feeling?
AFM- well I've been a bit rocky on thurs I got cystitis which is hell when you have to sit a bf for half hr so got put on antibiotics (which gives DD bad tummy ) and the hb came over. She could see I wasn't coping v.well (DD refused to sleep all the night before as well) so suggested my mum came up again for a bit which she did. Was good as it meant she could take Eleanor for a couple hrs while I slept. Shes gone back now. However on Sunday's got a temp and now I have mastitis so uncomfortable and I feel Pretty rubbish but there we go. Just hoping I get more sleep tonight...
On the plus!? Side.... It's my birthday today! Doesn't really feel like it tbh, too tired and don't really have any plans but got some nice cards :-)
Ahh bless you, sounds like you are having a right old time of it at the mo. I hope you feel better soon How is little Eleanor? Did you get any nice presents?
Well I started getting really bad back aches yesterday and throughout the night. Also getting weird stretching / periody type pains at the bottom of my bump. I'm not really sure what it is, I don't think it's anything labour related (annoyingly) but it would be nice - haha! Maybe things are at least getting ready??!! It's not like contractions though cuz it's a constant ache... who knows!
Hoping - I can't wait for your scan!!! Have you been ringing up to try get a cancellation for before the wedding? No joy?
HAPPY BIRTHDAY CERTAIN!!!! Hope u enjoy ur day! It sounds like ur really having a rough time at the moment! U poor thing thats good ur mum let u get a wee break tho! It can definitely make all the difference! How is eleanor doing? Hope she is well!
Hoping - aww u dont need to worry abt labour just yet! Like certain says, u still have all the exciting milestones to go through! Cant wait for ur scan! Not long!! Like smiley says, any cancellations??
Smiley - oooh how good if this was the start of things! I had loads of lower backache at the start of my labour, didnt have that at all last time! Eek, u need to keep us updated!! Ooooh! How is the headache these days?
AFM - well we got home yesterday but ive to go back in 2moro to give more blood to check if these antibiotics are workin! A bit annoying but at least they let me out!
Last night was hard, Oliver just wouldnt settle at all! Finally got him settled at 5am! And i was up at 8am with Brandon! So pretty tired! I let OH have a long lie, il go for a nap later! Just waitin on the midwife to come for her 1st visit! Xxxxxxx
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