Contractions started - most inconveniently, I thought - at 11pm precisely, and have been every 10 minutes for the last three hours. I have a laptop and a supply of chocolate Hobnobs. I expect I'll be here all night.
*Waves to nocturnal blog visitors from exotic timezones*
Don't worry, I'm not going to liveblog any gory details, in fact this may be the last this blog sees of me for Quite Some While...
...unless it all turns out to be a false alarm, of course.
UPDATE 06.55: Not a false alarm, but a bit of a long drawn-out experience thus far. Still, at one point I did make an Excel spreadsheet to analyse the contractions, my nerdiness knows no bounds...
UPDATE 10:08 Ow. Owowowowowowowow. Ow.
UPDATE 11.24: I am 3cm dilated and eating a banana (this is not a euphemism). Fascinating stuff, eh?