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  #1  
January 22nd, 2011, 11:00 AM
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For those that have delivered before, when did your water break?
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January 22nd, 2011, 12:48 PM
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#1: midwife broke it at 10cm because they lost her heartbeat and insisted on an internal monitor (hospital birth). She was born less than 10 minutes later. My midwife thinks she would have been born in the caul otherwise.

#2: pretty sure it broke 2 days before labor started, but it was just a constant trickle, not a big gush. No confirmation of this, though no one could identify a time during labor that it broke.

#3: broke seconds before she was born as I pushed her out.
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January 22nd, 2011, 01:00 PM
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With both boys, it broke as they were crowning.
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January 22nd, 2011, 01:30 PM
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They broke it at the hospital with all my kids
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January 22nd, 2011, 02:21 PM
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With David they broke it at the hospital. With Katelynn it broke on its own. I had an odd feeling going to bed that night that Katelynn would join us the next day. I thought I was dreaming but I wasnt of course lol.
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January 22nd, 2011, 04:36 PM
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Mine broke about an hour before labour. I felt it snap when I went to the restroom, but I wasn't quite sure what it was, and it flooded the chair when I stood up to put the phone on the hook. Then I was sure
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January 23rd, 2011, 06:10 PM
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with Brayden it broke very early! so I was stuck in the hospital being bored for hours. With Addie they broke it for me. With Donovan it broke while I was pushing him out.
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January 23rd, 2011, 07:06 PM
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January 24th, 2011, 07:07 AM
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#1 and #2...They ruptured it during labor for me. #3 and #4 it broke while I was pushing them out....like they came out as the water did lol...#3 was in the hospital and #4 was at a birthing center
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January 24th, 2011, 03:14 PM
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ds1 had AROM after 15 hours in labor doing just fine.

ds2 broke on it's own 2 hours before contractions started.
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January 24th, 2011, 05:47 PM
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With my first, my water breaking is what started my labor. With my second, her head fully came out and I guess it must have broke when her body came out. It's hard to tell because she was a water birth, but I remember feeling the sac as she crowned but we pulled it off of her and she came up out of the water.
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January 28th, 2011, 07:05 AM
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Mine always breaks before labor starts. I know I actually heard a pop noise with at least 2 of them.
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January 28th, 2011, 12:43 PM
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Broke on it's home before any contractions at 38 weeks... the OB labeled it PROM but I don't think it was....
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January 28th, 2011, 06:59 PM
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My MW broke mine when I was 9.5cm w/ lips that wouldn't move.

With Nola she ruptured it right as I was pushing her out.
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January 28th, 2011, 08:50 PM
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I had a small leak with Reid before labor kicked in but the rest of the water didn't break until moments before birth, as in water breaks, 30 second later baby
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February 10th, 2011, 01:06 AM
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My water's haven't broken until after transition.

With Zane water's broke and he was born 3 hours 34 minutes later.

With Jude water's broke and he was born 6 minutes later.
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February 11th, 2011, 09:59 PM
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First 2, inductions, they broke my water for me.
3rd, I refused. 3rd and 4th it broke right around transition.
5th, it broke 36 hours before my first contractions. (homebirth) I have a feeling it was related to membrane stripping and excessive cervical checks. (I did it myself, darn impatience.) Wont be doing that again.
We shall see this time.
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