sorry this could be long. a bit about me, i am 29 from ireland and having baby boy no 4. i have mild Ehlors danlos syndrome. i am expecting my 4th boy in march. my 3 boys all came early 37+4, 37, and 36+2 respectively. my 3rd little boy was born in february this year bot sadly died from sids at 6 weeks old, nothing to do with my condition. anyway on to the point, i have been transfered for this pregnancy and the care is excellent. they have put me at high risk due to my elhers danlos syndrome, basically my labours are very short my first was 3 hours 2nd was 2hours and 3rd was 59 minutes, the only think that took them so long was my waters didnt burst and had to be done by them!! my condition is what causes early and fast labours i have just found out. i have super eleasticity in my muscles therefor as soon as my cervix soften i dilate from 0 to 10 in minutes!! (lucky me) i never knew any of this during my last 3 even though the hospital knew about my condition. they are giving me steroid shots at 28 weeks this time just incase and have aslo requested i get induced at 37 weeks if i do not proceed myself first. i am very worried as this baby is due on the same day as my last baby. the question i would like to ask you all is in relation to the steroid shots did this make your baby come even earlier. they predict i will have baby between 35 and 37 weeks because of my condition but do the steroid shots cause baby to come even quicker? what happens when you get steroids? and does anyone else have elhers danlos syndrome or anything similar to the above, sorry its long just looking for someone who is going thru a similar pregnancy to me - the docs dont really fully understand evnough about elhers danlos!!