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14/11/2013 at 03:24
Morning all, awake again at a silly hour! Woke up at 2:20 with stomach cramps and got an upset tummy and a lot of wind (sorry!). Had back pain since about 9pm too. No 'regular contractions' though, just random twinges and tightenings, painful but easily bearable. Having tea and biscuits and will then try to get some more sleep!
Will update at a reasonable hour! Xx
14/11/2013 at 06:24
Morning BE I hope your currently fast asleep getting some rest. I was actually talking to a friend at work the day before y'day that's just back from mat leave and she was telling me her labour story and she said it started off that she had a really upset stomach so when her contractions started she thought it was just cramps from having a bad tummy! FX this is it!
Well after my amazing sleep the night before last, I was back to rubbish broken sleep again last night. Should have known it was too good to be true! I have the midwife this morning too so this was a prime day for an extra hour at least in bed but it didn't happen. I'm lying on the sofa trying to look for ideas for Xmas pressies!
Hope things are going well for LP. I didn't realise she wasn't going in until last night, is that what they do? I just assumed they would want you there first thing!
14/11/2013 at 07:15
Morning Mdd, I had another 90 mins sleep but I don't really feel very tired. Feeling very uncomfortable in my back and bump so pretty sure things are progressing but am finding it frustrating :-( need to try and stay relaxed and take my mind off it. Sorry you had a bad night again :-( hope you're midwife appointment goes well. I'm pretty sure that they asked LP to go in the evening so they could give her a pessary (or something) and then she can sleep whilst it gets going? I don't really know but that was my assumption!
14/11/2013 at 07:36
BE sounds like something might be starting .... Do you know which way round baby is - only asking as I've been reading up on back-to-back babies and it suggests that if baby doesn't turn until labour kicks off, there will lots of contractions to turn baby before any ' cervix dilation' contractions start. Just a thought!
MDD - Hope you realise you won't sleep properly for another 18yrs or so. My LO was up at 10past6 this morning!
AFM - my phone contract finished yesterday. Hurrah. I've been putting up with a smashed screen since March - of to Milton Keynes today to get a new phone. Excited much :-) Also gonna take car & the baby seat to in-car-safety-centre and get them to show me how to fit it as I've totally forgotten! Oh and get a few final bits for Xmas pressies :-)
14/11/2013 at 07:42
Morning HF - Baby isn't back-to-back so it's not that, I'm really uncomfortable! This must be the real start, feel like I'm in the middle of a bad period. Hope you have a nice day, any idea what phone you're getting?
14/11/2013 at 08:20
BE, hope things are progressing for you. Try and relax and get into labour mindset, just incase this is it! Fingers crossed for you x
MDD, hope things go ok at the midwife this morning and it's typical you can't lie in when you get the chance!
Horsefan, enjoy phone shopping, I love getting a new phone home and having a play with it.
Afm, on my way to my interview with hr about working part time when I return, please keep fingers crossed for me!
Looking forward to LP's BA today xxx
14/11/2013 at 08:44
Will keep my fingers crossed for you MrsP! X
14/11/2013 at 09:45
Thanks BE, it's been agreed in principle!
How are you getting on? Feeling ok? Xxx
14/11/2013 at 10:04
BE, hope this is things progressing!
MissDD, hope you get some rest today x
HF, ooo enjoy your new phone. What are you going for?
MrsPenguin, hope all goes to plan!
Afm, 38 weeks today! Had a late night last night as when I was heading to bed a friend started texting me, she is really struggling with her newborn who has colic we think. Then I woke up at 4.30 with a really severe headache. Then B woke up and waned to come in for a cuddle. Managed to fall asleep at 5.30 with my head still pounding, no other symptoms so will just keep an eye on it. Meeting the second mw on Saturday morning so will run it past her.
Nothing planned today, online christmas shopping and washing more of B's old clothes to list on fb selling page! :o)
14/11/2013 at 10:14
BE- that is sounding promising! Hope u get a nap or 2 during the day!
Missdeedee- hope the appt goes well and u get more sleep tonight. I know LP had to call them at 9pm and they would say if she should come in or not. Guess it depends how busy they were. Hope it is all kicking off for her labour wise this morn!
HF- I got a text y.day to say it's time to upgrade, so pleased as my phone is being held together with sellotape! Good luck with the xmas shopping!
MrsP- good luckbwith HR!
I exhausted myself y.day wandering around Oxford. Not sure if I just over did it or if I got some braxton hicks while in a museum!
H bought himself a new book calledv'Commando Dad' which tackles parentkng like a military operation! Its funny but now he is full of questions and advice! "Do we have a bottle steriliser? We should get a dimmer light for the nursery" etc. Love how ive been thinking of these things for months and now with 4 weeks to go he is getting into it!
Had a lovely bath last night before dinner and it was the first time the baby has been moving whilst ive been in the bath. It was really weird to watch!
H keeps telling bump is getting bigger by the day now! Such a charmer!
14/11/2013 at 10:23
Ha Mrs Bass, my husband has the same book. A friend gave him it a few months ago and he was so keen asking similar questions. He got half way through, put it down and hasn't picked it up in weeks. I think he thinks he knows it all now. At least he's not asking annoying questions I suppose!
Hope you're having a lovely holiday x
I think I'm going for a Sony Xperia M. I want to stick with Android/Google and stick with current price (am ex T-Mobile staff, so got a lifetime half price contract deal when I got made redundant when merged with Orange to become EE)
14/11/2013 at 12:59
MrsP - Really glad they are agreeing to it. I haven't spoken to work about my hours yet as I'm not 100% sure what I want to do.
Hi Chimp :-) x
Mrs Bass - My H has the same book, it's well written and he's found it pretty good :-)
Afm - Decided to go back to bed and have drifted in and out of sleep for the past few hours. Bump still feeling really uncomfy and back aching but nothing has got worse. Going to stick a film on I think and try to distract myself although can't help feeling like the midwife is wrong about baby coming this week :-(
14/11/2013 at 22:04
Wow, still on one page, so few of us left! We must have some 2nd tri ladies comming over soon.
Chimp- I missed u earlier, hope u managed to get a nap today!
MrsP- maybe the 2nd half is for older babies so he is waiting until the time is right! We are having a lovely time thanks!
HF- I have no idea what to get, I usually stick with Nokia though!
BE- he is enjoying what he has read already and that its practical advice rsther than opinions! Therevare still a few days left of the week, tryvand stay positive!
We made it to bleinham palace today and I completely over didbit walking around. It was soooo cold so we didnt do much of the gardens which is for the best. My bump aches now :0 (
So excited to see LP's BA!
14/11/2013 at 22:18
Mrs Bass - You'll have to get H to gently massage your bump! Hope you had a good day though. I'm trying, one minute I feel fine and the next I feel rubbish. Had another bloody show about 2 hours ago, phoned hospital and they're happy that it's a labour symptom rather than the bleed I had the other day. Just had a big meltdown to H because I don't think I'm having contractions and I've had enough this week of my body giving me all these signs but not getting on with it! I feel exhausted :-(
14/11/2013 at 22:19
And I feel like all I'm doing is moaning!
14/11/2013 at 22:51
All thevprofessionals seem to think its starting! I can imagine it is frustraiting! Dont worry about moaning, its why we are here!
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