Hey everyone. I'm 40 weeks today and am feeling a bit fed-up. Baby feels really low down, and I am getting tightenings but they are more like irregular braxton hicks rather than labour contractions. I've had no show as far as I am aware, and no breaking waters. Just feeling uncomfortable now and keep getting calls and texts from family and friends asking if anything's happening..so frustrating! I have a son already who is nearly 6 years old - he was born by elective c-section at 38 weeks, as I had low-lying placenta (praevia) all the way through that pregnancy. This time everything is fine, and although I recovered well last time I would prefer to labour this time. Baby needs to hurry up and do something though, because there are restrictions to induction options with a section scar, due to some methods bringing labour on too heavily and causing too much pressure on the scar. I just can't wait now! Myself and husband didn't find out baby's sex, so I am even more excited to find out if it's a boy or girl!! Come on lil one..we're all desperate to meet you!! All the best to you other expectant mums - praying for safe deliveries and healthy babies for us all.x
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