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Lower back pain, discharge after childbirth. What to do?

Hiya, am 37 + 1 weeks pregnant with 2nd child. I was induced with 1st and had very fast labour . I have had lots of tightenings threw out this pregnancy but no pain, since I woke this morning iv been having tightenings with lower back pain , I have sat, slept and went for a walk today an nothin has made them go away? I have had more discharge and had pressure down below for over 2 weeks now were I find it hard to walk.
Asked On : Wed, 30 Jan 2013
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According to your symptoms, it looks like you are going into labor. Pressure on the lower abdomen and pelvis is due to the descent of the baby. Increased discharge is due to the priming of the cervix for delivery. False labor pains can occur at this stage and they usually go away after bowel and bladder evacuation. If the tightening continues and increases in frequency associated with pain into the thighs and back, you should see your doctor immediately for further management. Good luck.
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