So I am 40 weeks TODAY! I'm in no rush, but I want to have a natural birth at the birth centre, so if I go over 42 weeks I will have to go to hospital. Saw the midwife yesterday and she mentioned possibility of having a sweep at next week's appointment. My pregnancy has been very healthy and straightforward and baby is fully engaged. Did have period pains for a few days but not much in the last few days. All my Mum's babies were at least 10 days late so maybe I will be the same?
I don't want to be induced with a drip if I can avoid it as I don't want much intervention. I am DEAD SET against having an epidural as I already have back problems.
Has anyone had a successful sweep that led to a natural birth? Or did you still need other help? I am drinking raspberry leaf tea (have been since 35 weeks) and now on 3 cups a day. Also trying sex and curry! Unfortunately due to pelvic pain since 26 weeks am not very mobile so walking is out of the question.
Let me know your experience.. I don't wanna leave it too long and end up in hospital