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Latest post on 2011/12/17 at 21:28:48
If I'm due for a c-section tomorrow, but am already having contractions and my water broke- if I were to go in before 12am, does that count as one night out of the four?
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Latest post on 2011/12/17 at 22:10:22
I would say yes, but if your water broke you have to go to hospital anyway.
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Latest post on 2011/12/17 at 23:14:48
it is the best to give them a call - but their web site says ''if you deliver before 11 :00 p.m., that is included as the first night.''

All the best!
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Latest post on 2011/12/26 at 12:57:48
Thank you! Turns out water didn't break and I didn't go to the hospital until 3, when I was worried that she wasn't moving much/that the contractions had gone away. JoannaS, you're right, if we went to the hospital before 11, then it would have counted as one night.
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Latest post on 2011/12/26 at 16:55:39
What they told me when I delivered last year, they counting starts of the number of nights, as from when the baby is born.

Wish you all the best for your new arrival.

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