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    Default how did you feel emotionally right before labour started?

    Hey ladies!

    Throughout my pregnancy I've had minimal unexplained. crying moments...I'm due tomorrow (I know chances of her being born tomorrow are super slim especially as this is our first baby) but for the last 2 days I've been an emotional wreck just randomly bursting into tears for no reason at all.

    How were you emotionally right before you went into labour?

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    Pretty much how you explained, I slept a lot tried to nurture myself as much as possible I went into labour while sleeping all 3 times. I very much have an emotional upheaval before each birth. Just remember to let those feelings flow, don't hold onto them and don't read too much into them

    P.S I have found emergency essence (its a bush flower essence you can get from health food stores) has helped when I feel like this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thermolicious View Post
    Pretty much how you explained, I slept a lot tried to nurture myself as much as possible I went into labour while sleeping all 3 times. I very much have an emotional upheaval before each birth. Just remember to let those feelings flow, don't hold onto them and don't read too much into them

    P.S I have found emergency essence (its a bush flower essence you can get from health food stores) has helped when I feel like this.

    Thank you so much for your reply

    I might try and sleep as much as I can tomorrow and hope something starts happening soon. I think the labour wait is possibly more exaughsting than the tww! over analysing every little twinge and feeling and cramp.

    I haven't been shy about bursting into tears, and thankfully everyone who has been standing in front of me so far have been wonderful

    i might send someone out to get some emergency essence for me. thank you so much for the tip on that.

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    I was soooo over it & emotionally exhausted... then BAM contractions hehe.

    All my DIG were having babies before me,some that weren't due for three weeks!! I was sooo cranky! But got over it as soon as DD was in my arms

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    i found i was a bit the same with our second. i think a lot of it had to do with the fact that my dd would never have all of our attention again, and also because i knew what pain to expect.

    but when the time came, and i felt the first contraction, i was ready and excited.

    sleep, relax and look after yourself. and goodluck!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greenhorn View Post
    I was soooo over it & emotionally exhausted... then BAM contractions hehe.

    All my DIG were having babies before me,some that weren't due for three weeks!! I was sooo cranky! But got over it as soon as DD was in my arms
    I'm trying really hard to focus on the fact that at the end of all this, our DD will be in our arms too! but It's hard to imagine having her earth side, so the hormones and emotions seem to be winning over having her here at the moment

    I think the unknown is also playing on my mind a bit, I know every person's labour is different, but it's a little scary not knowing what to expect, and to try and not have any expecations at the same time? if that makes any sense what-so-ever

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    i found i was a bit the same with our second. i think a lot of it had to do with the fact that my dd would never have all of our attention again, and also because i knew what pain to expect.

    but when the time came, and i felt the first contraction, i was ready and excited.

    sleep, relax and look after yourself. and goodluck!

    Thank you for the luck!

    It's such an emotional time having your first, I can't imagine what it would be like having your second and thinking about the things you'll miss most with number 1

    I hope I start feeling pumped when the contractions start, and i'm really hoping this sudden outburst of emotions means she's not far off deciding it's her birthday

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greenhorn View Post
    I was soooo over it & emotionally exhausted... then BAM contractions hehe.

    All my DIG were having babies before me,some that weren't due for three weeks!! I was sooo cranky! But got over it as soon as DD was in my arms
    Haha this was me with DD

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    When it got too much, I closed down my computer, went for walks, went to the beach, ate all the food I could () Read some book and watched some trashy baby movies (think baby mama etc )

    It helped me relax & tune out the world that seemed to be popping out babies before me lol

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    I'm 6 days overdue and going insane!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by fionaalice View Post
    I'm 6 days overdue and going insane!!
    I can see you have waited a long time already your doing an awesome job not long now just take it one hour, one morning, one afternoon, one night, one day at a time

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