Labor?!

I went to my doctors appointment today found out I am dilated to a 2, my cervix is very thin and baby is down low and all ready to go! I have been cramping all day and having a little bit of back pain all of a sudden and a very bad head ache. Is this the start of labor?!

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    07/25/14
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    07/25/14
    How long do the early stages usually last?
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    07/25/14
    Not sure you want to know lol. My sister's early stages last weeks. Then once she starts she goes fast. With me, usually once I am dilated, I go within the same day. Start walking around, stay hydrated.
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      Is this your first baby? Congratulations! It could be the early signs of labor. Your body is gearing up for baby to make its debut:) just watch for contractions that get really regular and close together. Eat light small meals if you are up for it, sometimes during labor you don't want to eat, especially when it's in the later stages of active labor. You will know when it's time!
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      07/25/14
      Yes this is my first baby. Not really sure what all to expect!
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        07/25/14
        It could be. Start walking around in circles. :)
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          07/25/14
          Sounds exciting!
          Can't give you any thoughts though, as this pregnancy is also my first. Good luck!
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            07/25/14
            congratulations u need to walk alot and keep drinking water and as labor mine went quickly after I got the epidural at 4 cm 1/2 the pain gets a bit worse one ur body is preparing for ur baby arrival . ....once u begin pushing hold ur significant other hand it helps...good luck =)
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