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Labor? Help!

So I've been in labor (I think) since ten this morning and it's now after midnight. My contractions have been anywhere from 7 minutes to 20 and have been getting more and more painful throughout the day. My doctor said not to go to hospital until they are five minutes apart for a hour... Did anyone else experience something similar? How long did it take to get to that five minute marking period? Help!
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Try walking around and moving. Sometimes it can take a long while.
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I had labor on and off labor pains for a month.  My sister had intense labor pains daily for a week.  Take a bath. If they stick around then you usually know it's going to happen.  
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I had them for a hole day and when I showered and went to lay down they decided to come at 5 min! And i only waited for 30 min at 5 min cause I lived 30 min from y he hospital so we were timing them in time car!
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Have you tried sitting on a fitness ball, I heard that helps. A warm shower or walking around.

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