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does my water break or will i have contractions first

what happends first does my water break or will i have contractions first
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replied May 21st, 2012
i had my contractions first withmy first child i had to have them broken at 5cm and with my 2nd my waters broke at 8cm then had her 10 minutes after x
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replied September 22nd, 2019
Hello and welcome to EHF !

I went through your query and i understand your concern.Either can be there. Some woman have contractions first, but others have water membrane that breaks so in your case, it will soon be confirmed.Spotting can also be a sign of labour. Rush in to hospital hurry in either of the above conditions.

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