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August 26th, 2013, 05:21 PM
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Did you ever feel sick before you went into labor? I've heard of people feeling like they had the flu a few days before or running to the bathroom as their body "cleaned" itself haha. Just curious what ya'll experienced before the contractions really started!
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August 26th, 2013, 05:31 PM
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Felt flu-ish? No. Body cleaned itself out? Oh yes! Before and during labor I used the bathroom very frequently, number 1 and number 2. Lots of pressure while doing it too so I knew it was time.
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August 26th, 2013, 05:50 PM
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I just felt "off". More tired than usual, and just not myself. I've heard of other people having flu-like symptoms, though.
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August 26th, 2013, 06:05 PM
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With DD2 I had contractions for days if not weeks before birth, but never got the runs. I was induced 4 days early so maybe my body never made it to that point? I remember being a little backed up so I had an enema a few hours before.
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August 26th, 2013, 07:26 PM
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didn't have that with either of my other two, but I wouldn't doubt it with this one, my whole digestive system seems to be different with this one...
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August 26th, 2013, 07:40 PM
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Nope never. My first 4 were inductions past my due date. The last 3, my water broke on its own. Never had any hint of anything prior
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August 27th, 2013, 04:54 AM
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Nope, I actually felt pretty good the day I went into labor.
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August 27th, 2013, 06:04 AM
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My water broke or started leaking at home with both kids. That's was how I knew it was baby time. After that I did make lots and lots of potty trips before we left for the hospital.

I actually went to DS' preschool Christmas party with my water starting to trickle out. I just wore a pad and crossed my fingers I'd get through the hour party. I did, lol.
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August 27th, 2013, 07:24 AM
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With my first, I woke up in the middle of the night thinking that I had indigestion from the Indian food I ate the night before... stomach cramps and running back and forth to the bathroom. He was born about 7-8 hours later (at 34w4d). It took a good 2 hours of labor before I realized what it actually was. I thought I just had an upset stomach.
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August 27th, 2013, 07:26 AM
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I've never went into labour so I'm not sure. I went in for scheduled inductions at 41 weeks with both.
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