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Old 02-20-2012, 08:17 PM   #121
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Well, I FINALLY had a bunch of energy today and got all the things clean that I want clean, so where I was hoping baby wouldn't come for a while still, now I'm hoping that he/she will come tonight. Baby is down so low today that I feel like I'm walking around with a softball down there and I have been having a bunch of really strong contractions clustered together every hour or so that are down low instead of confined to my right side. Fingers crossed!

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Old 02-20-2012, 08:20 PM   #122
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I just got DH to put my lullaby songs and relaxing/ocean songs on his iphone so I can listen to them before I go to bed at night, and while I'm in labor. I'm hoping they will be something I can concentrate on to just relax and enjoy my labor (or ignore the pain.. however you see it). Kind of excited, as I tried to imagine a peaceful place last time, and I just couldn't do it through the pain. I LOVE instrumental, piano and relaxing songs, so these will be nice to have.
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Old 02-20-2012, 08:21 PM   #123
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ugh those contractions sound frustrating! I hope your labor goes more smoothly this time! Has the baby been in a better position? I know that last time he was hanging out posterior for a while.
Well DS1 was in the "right" position (forget the name) but his head was just slightly turned until we were able to move him up and back in into the pelvis.

I haven't "dropped" yet so I am not sure on this one as far as whether his head will tilt when he comes down, but the midwives says he is also in the right position at the moment. I have been doing squats and lounges all day today and the contractions are getting a bit stronger but still irregular.
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Well, I FINALLY had a bunch of energy today and got all the things clean that I want clean, so where I was hoping baby wouldn't come for a while still, now I'm hoping that he/she will come tonight. Baby is down so low today that I feel like I'm walking around with a softball down there and I have been having a bunch of really strong contractions clustered together every hour or so that are down low instead of confined to my right side. Fingers crossed!

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Well, I FINALLY had a bunch of energy today and got all the things clean that I want clean, so where I was hoping baby wouldn't come for a while still, now I'm hoping that he/she will come tonight. Baby is down so low today that I feel like I'm walking around with a softball down there and I have been having a bunch of really strong contractions clustered together every hour or so that are down low instead of confined to my right side. Fingers crossed!
They always say to watch out for that huge burst of energy.. that labor is not far away. I'm guessing I will deliver in the next week based off of my energy, what I think are BH coming now and then, and baby being very low. I have an appt. tomorrow night to get my first cervical check, I'm curious to know what's going on. I have never been dilated or effaced before active labor, so I'm anxious to see if the EPO has worked this time around or not.
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They always say to watch out for that huge burst of energy.. that labor is not far away. I'm guessing I will deliver in the next week based off of my energy, what I think are BH coming now and then, and baby being very low. I have an appt. tomorrow night to get my first cervical check, I'm curious to know what's going on. I have never been dilated or effaced before active labor, so I'm anxious to see if the EPO has worked this time around or not.
oooh I certainly hope so as I have been movin' and groovin' all afternoon and evening. I just cleaned the kitchen....a.maz.ing!
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Bah today has been one of "those" days.

Still need to order birth kit and gather other supplies.

But all I want to do is look at and order diapers I don't need. At least I've resisted buying anything for a while. Whenever my scale gets here and I can destash some stuff I'm not using - look out. I told dh that I wouldn't buy anything that I didn't have pp for so we'll see.
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Hope today was a better day for you.

I am in the same boat with wanting to buy but not having pp. The only difference is I am pretty content with my diaper stash, but I am working on building a wrap stash. I absolutely cannot get anything else unless I destash some dipes/wool, but that won't happen until I destash nb stuff I think. And I am starting to worry that if I stay pregnant this baby will not fit into some of his woolies. I hate to take a loss on that stuff too. Since most of our nb woolie stash is customs I will never get back what I paid, but at least if we never get to use it hopefully someone with a tiny smush will be able too. I do have some yarn... but I am hoarding that for the fall I think.

ok, so I would like some input and advice on a conversation I had with my ob yesterday. (I posted this on another ddc too and am waiting for some input) I went to my 38week appt yesterday which was weird in and of itself bc no one thought I would get this far in the pregnancy. Well here I am, and the longer I go without going into labor the higher the chances are that my water WILL break and I will have a fast and precipitous labor. Just to re-cap, I delivered my son 1 hr and 15 min after my water broke. Now, I have always had an emergency plan or back-up plan if I am home alone or if dh is travelling, but now those plans are feeling much more real. They include calling a neighbor to take ds and take me to the hossy or calling 911. DH is out of town tonight and will be back tomorrow night. He will also be gone next Tuesday morning returning late Thursday night. My ob wanted to discuss induction with me yesterday. I think she both would like to deliver this baby and would like to see me labor and deliver in a controlled environment where she, or one of her partners, can oversee my care. She was not pushy at all, but she talked a lot about pros and cons. She discussed being very gentle with the pit and also that she believes the risk of c/s would be extremely low given how ripe my cervix is (4cm, 90%effaced). I am 95% sure I will not go through with an induction and have not even discussed it with dh or my mom bc I do not want to be pressured by them. But I would love to hear the opinions of you ladies since I really don't have anyone to talk to about it that will give me an unbiased perspective. The biggest con that my ob talked about was increased pain, specifically harder, more painful ctx that can be extremely painful at the peak. yuck! I am really wanting a natural labor and delivery, so this 1 con is a BIG one for me. She said we could discuss it again on Tuesday if I am still pregnant, as she would consider doing it once I reach 39 weeks. The one thing that I have stuck in my head is what if dh misses the delivery and I could have prevented that with an induction. If I decided to go through with an induction I could probably convince dh to cancel his work trip for next week. Ugh, I just hate the idea of dh not being there, but I also hate the idea of being induced. Also, a big drawback of the induction is that they would want me to consent to continuous monitoring. Our hossy does have the cordless system, but my ob was clear with me that they had to get a new system bc the old one wasn't reliable, and the new one is only a month old. Again, I think I will not move forward with the induction and have faith that everything will go as it is supposed to, but there is always that little voice in the back of my head saying "what if I get myself into a really bad situation and end up regretting not taking control of the when and how."
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