Amniotic Sac: Gush or trickle?
Where were you and what were you doing at the time your water broke?
Did you gush or trickle?
Yeah, I'm curious to hear what others have experienced. What was your experience?
Um...Mine didn't break until I was in labor and heads were half out-even then the doctor broke them so I have no idea but assuming a gush. :)
I was at the doctors office and it was a gush
Gush, and it almost got the doctor lol, she was talking, sitting on the bed next to me and I said i think my water just broke , the doc stood up real quick.
I was at home when my water broke. It was a trickle. It was the first time I experienced it.
Well my water ruptured on Monday and I had her on Wednesday. The thing was I carried my daughter very low and because of that every time I would sneeze or cough or laugh I would pee a little so I would have to wear a pad. So when it ruptured I just thought that's what it was. Hey I was young I didn't know any better. Nobody knew I was pregnant until I was 8 months and 2 weeks. 3 weeks later I had my first daughter.
I was actually at the hospital in my 5th hour of labor and the nurse had to break my sac for me
It was 5am and I was sleeping, I thought I peed the bed. I got up to go change and it would not stop, way more then a trickle, but not a gush. I called for my husband and just as I left the bathroom, I saw my husband booking it around the corner and up went both his legs, and he hit the ground hard. Apperantly, amniotic fluid is slippery, who knew. Who knew I could actually laugh so hard that my constant flow did indeed become a gush!
That was probably a very funny sight. I can just imagine if he had hurt himself, when the doctors ask what happened, he would be like I slipped on amniotic fluid. hilarious
Mine was a gush lol and completely unexpected as my daughter was about 6 weeks early. I'm glad I was at home lol. I never did go into labor either. I guess the only thing that was strange about it was my water breaking without already being in or going into labor on my own. My dr waited 12hrs for me to go into labor and when I didn't then decided to induce me. About 5 hrs after that I had my daughter. I'm 35 weeks pregnant now with my son and my dr says it's highly unlikely my water will break with no labor this time, so we'll see if it's any different lol.
I was in the hospital. They induced me, however it was going nowhere so they decided to take out IV and start again the next day. I woke about 4a.m. to go to bathroom. I tinkled, stood up, took two steps and GUSH, out it came. At first I thought I didn't pee all of the way and I peed in my undies! Then called the nurse and they confirmed the water breakage. I had my son almost exactly 12 hours later.
I was asleep n woke up thinkimg i had to use the restroom and my bf was in the bathroom. On my way to go ask him to get out of the shower i thought i started to pee my pants n was so embarrassed i ran to tje room and changed. It just kept happening id come out of the restroom just to run back in only a minute. Finally i told my bf we went to tje emergency sure enough i had ruptured membranes. It was feb 2 i wasnt due till April 6.
Oh, my goodness Angelica! Does ruptured membranes mean your amniotic sac ruptured and had baby early or were they able to seal it so you could deliver at full term?
Mine never broke lol the nurse did it on accident during delivery! LOL
My water broke but i didnt have any contractions till the 17 and they kept me in the hospital. They dudnt try to seal it or rush the labor they were actually trying to stop the contractions to hold me one more week.
I was in the hospital all three times and the doctor broke my water. It was an initial gush and then it went between gushing and trickling. It feels so gross and awkward. Kind of like if you peed yourself but never felt like you had to pee and then it happens over and over.
My goodness...something to look forward to within the next couple of weeks!
I thought of something... I was told with my youngest that it's a GOOD thing if it breaks while you are pushing because it will lubricate everything and make it easier for baby to come out. That kinda explains why water births are supposed to be easier, too... Hm. Interesting.
I flooded...the room. And, I am not joking. They mopped up about 5 times, and I was still gushing. It was estimated that about 25 pounds of water came out of me. It is rather humorous. Every time I laughed, water began pouring. After they popped me, my hubby came in and looked at my belly. His eyes became HUGE! I said, "Yep, that was all water." My stomach had shrunk, tremendously, after they popped it. And when I was being wheeled away for a C-Section, more water was coming out. I gushed for about a half hour or more. If I moved, more water came, if I laughed, more water came. The nurses just laughed and kept mopping, all while I kept apologizing. I had water under the bed, to the side of both walls. It was a lot!
I also didn't feel my contractions. I requested an epidural so my hubby could be in the room while they did a C-Section on me. But, when I was contracting before I got the Epi, I felt nothing. A nurse came in and said, "Great news. You're contractions are 80-90 seconds apart." I replied, "I'm having contractions? I don't feel anything." I got lucky. Whenever we are ready for another (which I hope is soon), I probably won't have the same luck. Lol
i had just woken up from a great nights sleep( that was odd for me ) and it was a gush as i was walking to the bathroom. 734 am and she was born 12 hours later at 734 pm.
In my instance I was actually in the hospital and the doctor had to do it for me at about 5 cm along! So I never experienced a rush of the gush!
i had just woken up i had been staying at my parents house they were out a townand had just gotten back a few hours before. My husband is army and he was stationed 4 hours aawy. i gushed. i had a lot of miconium in my water and was bleeding a lot. it took 45 min to get to the hospital where i was to deliver. i called my husband he was in the middle of formation and it took him an hour to call back..... oh i was freaking out. then i was in labor for another 12 hours.
I was in bed. Thought I peed!!... Got up to check.. I didn't. Then started cramping. I actually removed my underwear (lol) and started pacing. I called my (ex)husband then we went to the hospital. I was ready to push at home alone I think, haha
Also, during my daughters birth I gushed through it all.. My doctor said she had never seen anything like it. lol I didn't even need the catheter after to remove the rest of the fluids..
I was in labor on appointment day and went to the hospital that night. Then had to have an emergency C section. The sac was broken by a nurse at that time.
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