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    I had a S&S when I was 4 days overdue with DD. FOr me, it was very painful. It was 3pm when I had it done, and I don't know what I was expecting, but I was a little let down come 9:30pm and nothing was happening. My sister had called me earlier in the day and told me that every time she had a S&S she had gone into labour a few hours earlier.. so I guess I just assumed I would be the same.

    I woke up 3am the next morning in pretty well established labour- contractions coming at me 4 mins apart and lasting 1-2 minutes. I don't know if it was coincidental or the S&S caused labour to begin.. (I *still* maintain it was the trauma of watching Patrick die on Offspring! )

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    I had a S&S done at 40+1. I was 2 cm dilated but not effaced at all.

    The S&S was done Wednesday morning, I started to have period pains in the afternoon, lost my plug the next day and was in active labour by Friday afternoon. Good luck!!

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    So had sns this morn was 1cm but cervix was posterior and hard 2cm long she could only do a little sweep wasn't that uncomfy more disappointing knowing I wasn't that dialated for 3rd bub especially and that it wasn't soft... well been having cramping and this weird dropping feeling lost a lil creamy coloured stringy mucus nothing to get excited about but it's something get another mon morn if this hasn't done anything o get the ball rolling then will be induced mon night anyway I think or tues morn he said so time will tell if this sns works or not ...

    What was other ppls dilation like when getting it?
    If u were similar did u need another ? Did it work? Or what Else did u do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chan87 View Post
    So had sns this morn was 1cm but cervix was posterior and hard 2cm long she could only do a little sweep wasn't that uncomfy more disappointing knowing I wasn't that dialated for 3rd bub especially and that it wasn't soft... well been having cramping and this weird dropping feeling lost a lil creamy coloured stringy mucus nothing to get excited about but it's something get another mon morn if this hasn't done anything o get the ball rolling then will be induced mon night anyway I think or tues morn he said so time will tell if this sns works or not ...

    What was other ppls dilation like when getting it?
    If u were similar did u need another ? Did it work? Or what Else did u do?
    my first sweep at 40 weeks was similar to yours, she couldn't really do it as cervix not very favourable. But a week later things were much better and bub was born 4 days later after the third sweep. midwife said the cervix improved each time as my body prepared itself. I also did acupuncture and expressed colostrum, plus regular sex all to try to induced labour.

    How many weeks are you? Maybe just wait a bit longer and let nature take its course without worrying about being overdue. Everyone's body gets there at different times!
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    i had one done at my 40 week check up and afterwards i felt like i had been punched in the vagina.
    A day later i felt like i was on my period
    The 2nd day after the s&s contractions started hard and fast.


 

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