What does it feel like when your water breaks?

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What does it feel like when your water breaks?
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Tue, 03-27-2012 - 11:59pm

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Registered: 04-18-2003
Wed, 03-28-2012 - 11:13am

LOL!

Gail

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Registered: 07-21-1998
Wed, 04-11-2012 - 12:25pm

My water broke about mid-way through 1st stage labor. I went to the hospital because I was feeling the urge to push, but when I arrived I was only 3 cm or so dilated. They almost sent me back, but didn't because it was a VBAC.

Cthulu Crochet

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Registered: 03-31-2003
Wed, 04-11-2012 - 6:35pm
My water didn't break during my induction and I ended up with a c section, but I sure was worried about it happening! I was teaching up until week 38 when my blood pressure forced me to stop but I was nervous about my water breaking at school. I carried a water bottle around all the time and my plan was if it broke, I'd drop my water bottle and tell one of my kids (3rd grade) to go tell the teacher next door that I spilled my water and needed help cleaning it up. That was, of course, code for "holy sh!t! My water broke! Help!"

Manda :)

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Registered: 04-18-2003
Thu, 04-12-2012 - 10:29am

mandak78, have you posted for a long time on iVillage or did you post some place else?

Gail

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Mon, 04-16-2012 - 12:40am
I've been here off and on for a while. I go through my phases of feeling like I need to connect with others. Its highly possible that I've posted that before, so you probably have seen it.

I thought it was a pretty good plan. ;) I always had my water in hand anyway since I was so thirsty with pregnancy on top of talking all day. And I figured it would help me avoid a rather awkward conversation with a bunch of 8 yr olds... as well as avoid pandemonium that would surely ensue if they knew what really happened!

Manda :)

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Registered: 04-18-2003
Mon, 04-16-2012 - 10:36am

Honestly, from everything I've heard and read, you can't make sweeping statements about how water breaks.

Gail

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Registered: 06-16-2008
Sun, 04-22-2012 - 4:11pm
abrose94 wrote:

Honestly, from everything I've heard and read, you can't make sweeping statements about how water breaks.

 


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Registered: 04-18-2003
Mon, 04-23-2012 - 11:53pm

For my SIL all three births were different

Gail