41 weeks and counting!

Well here we are, a week past our due date and not had so much as a twinge to think labour is near.

Not to fret though as we have a date booked for an induction - this Sunday - so we know that we wont be waiting much longer.

The past week has been a slightly stressful one. We had our 40 week appointment, hoping for a sweep, and ended up with an appointment for a scan the next day as the midwives thought I might have been breech. Thankfully the scan helped ease our minds and baby was head down but I was still not engaged so no sweep.

Yesterday we had another appointment and at 40+6 we were told that we were engaged enough for a sweep so we opted to have one. Oh my goodness was it sore! I had expected it to be uncomfortable but this was painful, I may have screamed! How will I cope with labour?

The sweep was unsuccessful as the cervix was not ready at 2cm thick (hence the pain) but hopefully it will have done enough to at ;east kick start the body into realising that baby needs evicted.

I am back to midwife tomorrow and will get another sweep which, fingers crossed, will get things going and avoid an induction (I really want to deliver at MLU and not hospital).


Anyways rather than dwelling in the delay in baby coming we went for a nice walk along the beach with the dogs to clear the cobwebs and try and take out minds off the wait.

Training Mummy

Training Mummy is a 30 something mum to two beautiful children - a girl born February 2014 and a boy born in October 2015.

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