Monday, February 21, 2005

no baby yet

well, the contractions were at 2 minutes apart by 4 am so we went into the hospital to be assessed. i am definitely in early labor but the real labor is a ways off. the nurses think it could be days yet before baby arrives.

so again, i'm going to sleep.

6 comments:

Englers said...

so... the contractions must not have hurt yet then eh? better luck next time. sounds like baby is coming soon though!

kelly said...

this is getting exciting!!!

the salmon said...

de: well they hurt fairly bad...but they didn't take my breath away. at least i learned what to feel for as far as contractions go.

Englers said...

still having contractions then, or has it passed?

Jessi said...

Days??? my contractions were 2 minutes apart when i was already in labour for a few hours and i had tim less than 6 hours after......you're probably having baby salmon as i'm writing this! ;)

the salmon said...

de: sadly, the contractions stopped by 8am and i have maybe had 2 today (which is unusual, since most days i would have them throughout)...so i guess my body is taking a break to prepare for REAL labor.

jessi: apparently the contractions i had were not "real" labor so thats why they didnt accomplish the birth of baby :(
i learned that they have to be a low sharp cramp as well as the full womb tightening. the ones i had this morning were low cramps with a "real" one tossed in every once in awhile. definitely not regular. but at least now i know what to wait for.