+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 18 of 18
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    Somewhere in Vic...Bubhubbing!
    Posts
    2,288
    Thanks
    302
    Thanked
    526
    Reviews
    3
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Walk walk walk walk....move around....let gravity help so bubs is sitting on your cervix. The weight from bubs will help move things along. I know you must be tired but you have to keep moving. Make sure you eat and drink to keep up your energy!

    Good luck!

  2. #12
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    19
    Thanks
    26
    Thanked
    0
    Reviews
    0
    Bounce on a fit ball while surfing the forums? Get a good night's sleep - a glass of wine, or did they give you some sleeping tablets? go you!

  3. #13
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Posts
    76
    Thanks
    37
    Thanked
    6
    Reviews
    0
    Same thing happened to me at 37 weeks. Felt like I peed myself which was weird because it was so hard to pee normally.

    They said induce the next day or c-section now. I went for the c-section which was great.

    Not sure why they were so keen on getting her out when it was a little bit of water not a gush.

  4. #14
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    19
    Thanks
    26
    Thanked
    0
    Reviews
    0
    I have heard of a "watch and wait" approach as well?

  5. #15
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    21,728
    Thanks
    15,148
    Thanked
    11,353
    Reviews
    14
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the WeekBusiest Member of the Week - week ended 5/2/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 31/10/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 24/10/14Busiest Member of the Week
    Quote Originally Posted by missie_mack View Post
    Yes they have had great results with watching and waiting when waters have broken early and labour not started. The risk of infection is very low if nothing foreign is introduced into the vagina. Some people go many weeks with monitored broken waters.
    I went 4 weeks with dd2

  6. #16
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    86
    Thanks
    4
    Thanked
    17
    Reviews
    0
    Yes, I was going to say I think not to have sex when waters have broken because may introduce infection? Or did I imagine that?

  7. #17
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Posts
    518
    Thanks
    171
    Thanked
    90
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    how exciting!! stay active, mop the floors? vaccume? lol
    Maybe just take it easy, have a nice shower and relax....let your body work it all out for itself when it's ready
    All the best for a beautiful birth !

  8. #18
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    261
    Thanks
    14
    Thanked
    33
    Reviews
    0
    Yep no sex, i had broken hind waters for 3 weeks with ds and was told no sex or baths due to introducing infection to bubs. He was born at 32 weeks. Maybe because you are closer to full term they don't like to wait too long but I thought you might at least be given 72 hours to see if you go into labour yourself. Goodluck op


 

Similar Threads

  1. Breaking Dawn Part 2 *SPOILER ALERT*
    By Renesme in forum Movies / Music / Books / TV Chat
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 07-12-2012, 22:11
  2. Waters breaking
    By bubbabailey in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 15-06-2012, 17:55
  3. waters breaking
    By vogsie in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 20-01-2012, 17:37

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Carmel's Beauty Secrets
7 Day Nail Growth Boosting Method Carmel's Beauty Secrets
The Nail Growth Boosting Method, will help transform your nails in just 7 days. You will also notice a big difference in their strength. It's so easy and only needs to be performed once a month.
Get your Nail Growth Boosting Method at the link below.
featured supporter
Pea Pods Reusable Nappies
Pea Pods are the smart choice when it comes to choosing what's best for you, your baby and the environment. Affordable and simple to use, Pea Pods keep your baby dry & happy. Visit our website to find your nearest stockist or order online.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!