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    Default i need to go into labor now!

    Ok I know nothing will work until your body and baby are ready but I had my show 2 weeks ago, lost my plug 4 weeks ago and this back pain and random cramping has been going for 3 days now so I'm pretty sure I'm ready and so is bub so pleeeease give me advice!!
    What worked to get you to the end?!
    Oh and I'm 38 weeks xx

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    Nothing. Not meditation, walking, climbing stairs, sex, not even many many rounds of induction.

    Babies choose when to come.

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    I went for a long walk the day before I went into labor, but who knows if that's why. I was 39+3.

    You can actually loose your plug a few times throughout pregnancy and it grows back, so you loosing it at 34 weeks doesn't necessarily mean it was a sign of labor being ready to start.

    Hopefully you don't have too much longer!

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    I was about a week overdue. I wouldn't say anything worked though. I did use clary sage and raspberry leaf tea however I think it gave me an efficient labour not brought labour on.

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    Nothing. I went to 41+5 with DS2 and tried it all. "Normal" gestation is anything up to 42 weeks so you might still have a few weeks to go. Of course everyone knows that a late term pregnancy week is the same length as a regular non pregnancy month, so it'll feel like forever 😁

    I spoke to DS2 a lot telling him he needed to GTFO. Still to this day he defiant and rarely does as he's told.

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    You could try acupressure on your feet. I had that done two days before ds was born. But that was at 41 weeks so he was probably going to come anyway!

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    Default i need to go into labor now!

    Nothing really, I tried everything under the sun, expressing, clary sage oil, walking, bouncing on a ball, acupressure, cinnamon tea, spicy food, pedicures, pretty much any wives tale I could find online except castor oil. I was attempting a vbac so knew they couldn't induce me. I went into labour at 42 weeks, that day I had went for a long walk, dtd and bounced very lightly on dd's trampoline with her. I honestly think that had nothing to do with it really given it had made no difference prior to then 😂

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    Default i need to go into labor now!

    Have you tried clary sage oil?
    I had increased bh within 30 mins every time I mixed some oil with cream and put all over body
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    Oh and acupressure. Top of inner ankles and fleshy webbing between thumb and forefinger

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    The day before I went into labor, I went for a walk to the store, contractions started, but weren't progressing. My MIL had arrived later that day and we went for a walk 7 times around the block. Well that did it for me, I was in full swing over the night and well into the next day.


 

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