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Preterm Labor: Anything and Everything / Procardia
« on: October 08, 2015 at 08:48 PM »
Can anyone shed some light on Procardia for me? I have frequent contractions, on bed rest at 26 weeks. I'm confused how it works. It stops false labor but not real labor?? How does it make you feel? I just took my first pill and am nervous. Thanks

What's Your Story? Tell us. / New here. 26 weeks on bed rest
« on: October 06, 2015 at 10:54 PM »
Last Wednesday I noticed some frequent "Braxton hicks" my belly would get really tight, not painful. Since 19 weeks I've had 2 episodes of spotting. The last time I went in for spotting they said I was contracting every 3 minutes but my cervix was closed when they looked with a speculum. Well so this last Wednesday, I had this nagging feeling something was wrong. Went in to labor and delivery, contracting every 3, dilated to 1.5, funneling and 2.5 cervix. Was given a shot to help contractions, mag sulfate, another pill to help contractions and steroids to develop my baby boys lungs. I'm home on bed rest and still having episodes of contractions. I do something small, like roll over and go into a contraction flare. I'm on the progesterone vaginal suppositories.

I am so scared. Honestly I've never been so scared in my entire life. My heart races all
Of the time and am having such a hard time letting people completely take care of me and my 4 year old. I feel like my body is a failure :( and trying hard to stay positive and keep my baby cooking

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