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Cast Your Vote:

    • Vaginal birth -- Votes: 29
    • vaginal birth with forceps or vaccuum assist -- Votes: 3
    • emergency csection -- Votes: 3
    • non emergent csection -- Votes: 4
user banned Due November 26; 1 child; Parkersburg, West Virginia 9548 posts
3rd Mar '13

i went to a 4 on my own without inducement but stalled so they gave me an epi broke my waters and put me on pit. had her about 6 hours later 18 hours total labor. 8 min of pushing no tears.

Blair Nealey 2 kids; Darlington, South Carolina 312 posts
3rd Mar '13

Went in at 6 that morning, they started an IV. Doctor came in at 8 broke my water. Had my baby girl a 3:31 pm that same day with no problems and no interventions.

BastiansMommy 1 child; Shelton, Washington 2428 posts
3rd Mar '13

9 1/2 hours of labor...and because I stopped dilating for 2 hours and he wasn't moving down anymore...non-emergency c-section.




Turns out his head was too big for my hips. lol

ShockersShufflers 19 kids; Iowa 1501 posts
3rd Mar '13

I wish you ladies would post how far along you were as well (: I was 41 weeks. Less than an hour of pushing and eight hours of labor (: a little tearing but nothing extreme. And no epidural.

BastiansMommy 1 child; Shelton, Washington 2428 posts
3rd Mar '13

I was 40weeks 4 days

tatesmommy09 2 kids; Illinois 4003 posts
3rd Mar '13

36 minutes, 3 pushes, perfect vaginal delivery with one tiny stitch!!!

♥BakedACake♥ 2 kids; Hillsboro, Missouri 2961 posts
3rd Mar '13

7 hours from the moment I walked into the hospital. 30 minutes of pitocin, water broke on it own 30 minutes later ( was already dilated to a 4 when I went in and had been in PTL for 2 Months before). They stopped pitocin, got the epi, had episionomy, 37 minutes of pushing.

Jovi Medina 3 kids; San Antonio, Texas 11 posts
4th Mar '13

1st induction almost ended in c section after 10hours and still only dilated to 4, 30min later was fully dilated and took about 15 mins to push!



2nd induction was fast 3hours of active labor, no time for epidural to work and pushed all on my own about 10 mins.



No stitches needed :)

user banned ; 1 child; 1 angel baby; Japan 930 posts
6th Mar '13

Mine went good they start my pitocin at about 11pm Broke my water at 8 am the next morning got my epidural, started pushing at 1pm and had her at 2:58 pm

bmt0410 Due March 28 (boy); 1 child; Maysville, Kentucky 69 posts
6th Mar '13

13 hours with 2 hours pushing and vacuum. 2cd degree tear and it was one day before due date. That was 7 years ago. I hope this time around I go into labor on my own.