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You’re close to the end of your pregnancy and your due date is approaching (or may even have passed). At this point, it’s likely you’re involved into what’s going on in your body, keeping watch for any and every clue that your baby is on the way and you’re close enough to give birth that you should head to the hospital or birth center or call your midwife.
How Do You Know You Are In Labor?
The important clues you’re looking for are strong contractions that are arriving at a constant rate and lasting for a definite amount of time. Even if your water has broken (meaning the amniotic sac your baby is floating in has broken and is leaking fluid), your caregiver probably will tell you to wait until your contractions are regular and close together before you head to the…