So, for the past 3 days I've had really irregular contractions but with each big contraction, I've had the trickle feeling and a tiny leakage. Yesterday, I was walking around and felt a big trickle and couldnt stop it, so I went to maternity ward to query if my waters had ruptured a little. They basically told me I'd wet myself. My wee is nuclear and stinks most of the time as its usually really concentrated so I think I'd notice the smell and realise it was only wee...but alas, we went home anyways and the contractions continued and got stronger.
This morning at 5am I was woke up by more contractions, only this time they were regular and only 5mins apart. I monitored this for 2hrs and it still remained at 5mins apart. At 7am I phoned maternity ward only to be told that as I'm coping with the pains, best thing I could do was stay home and run a bath. Do not call unless I'm literally crying out for painkillers coz only then will I be in established labour. I hung up the phone in complete despair! From all angles we are told to phone when any contractions you have are spaced 4-5mins apart. I did what I was told and was made to feel like a neurotic idiot. I'm still getting regular contractions, some worse than others but I'm mentally coping without the need for drugs. Right now I feel like I dont know what I should be looking out for, when is best to phone without being chided for being silly and I feel like baby needs to be literally crowning before they will even attempt to take me seriously. Ive been told that we get these false alarms but to always get them checked out as you never know when your brushing off a false false alarm that could mean a complication. Why must they contradict themselves at every turn!
Sorry for the rant, I really needed it. Just feeling really low, stupid and frustrated. I'm 37+4 and just want this to all be over already. I wish baby would stop playing with me if this is just another practice run.