Reply
Mama Van D Due November 3; 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Unity, Maine 2454 posts
19th May '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting 15 weeks with #3!:</b>" yup, thats true. You NEED food and water for energy. I drank and ate during my labor. Hospitals claim ... [snip!] ... in labor because it can cause you to puke... I didnt throw up once. and often times women who hadnt eaten for hours STILL puke."</blockquote>



I didn't eat at all and did puke... I wasn't hungry though and I was only in labor for 6.5 hours. But if I was in labor for 12 or more? I'd be ripping the hair off the first person to tell me I couldn't eat.

Aidan&Sophie'sMomma 2 kids; Hampton, Virginia 1688 posts
19th May '13
Quoting 15 weeks with #3!:" yup, thats true. You NEED food and water for energy. I drank and ate during my labor. Hospitals claim ... [snip!] ... in labor because it can cause you to puke... I didnt throw up once. and often times women who hadnt eaten for hours STILL puke."

i puked. lol and it was def what i ate. but it might have been beause i ate 2 bites of fried ricce and a half of Rangoon lol AT the hospital. i MADE DH stop at our favorite Chinese place and get take out while i was in labor lmao

mom of three 3 kids; Missouri 6240 posts
19th May '13
Quoting Mama Van D:" <blockquote><b>Quoting 15 weeks with #3!:</b>" yup, thats true. You NEED food and ... [snip!] ... for 6.5 hours. But if I was in labor for 12 or more? I'd be ripping the hair off the first person to tell me I couldn't eat."


With my first I was in labor for 51 hours, I know for a fact that if I didnt eat or drink anything, I wouldve needed a c-section because I wouldnt have had enough energy or strength to push him out. I am so glad I labored at home!

Cecily's Mama 1 child; 3781 posts
20th May '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Mama Van D:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting 15 weeks with #3!:</b>" You dont need an IV, I just drank water ... [snip!] ... that. The hospital I had DS in would go get you food if you asked for it. Their look on it is labor is work, and you need fuel."</blockquote>




I wish the hospital I was at was like that!! They only let me have ice chips! DH tried to melt the ice so I could drink the water but the nurses caught us and took it away and I had a jolly rancher she made me spit out!! I was SO hungry after that 14 hours and honestly I think not being able to was what made me puke (I always get sick if I don't eat.)

Mama Van D Due November 3; 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Unity, Maine 2454 posts
20th May '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting kelsey054:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mama Van D:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting 15 weeks ... [snip!] ... SO hungry after that 14 hours and honestly I think not being able to was what made me puke (I always get sick if I don't eat.)"</blockquote>



Wow... That nurse was a b***h!

Cecily's Mama 1 child; 3781 posts
20th May '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Mama Van D:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting kelsey054:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mama Van ... [snip!] ... being able to was what made me puke (I always get sick if I don't eat.)"</blockquote> Wow... That nurse was a b***h!"</blockquote>




Yes! And then I had to poo and a student came in so I asked her to go get my nurse because I needed to use the bathroom, the student just stood there dumbfounded that I asked her to do something. When the nurse came in I told her that I needed to get up and go poo, she was like "oh no, you don't! That usually means its time to have a baby!" I discreetly told her no that I was just checked and only at a 6 and I needed to go to the bathroom NOW. She went on to call the dr to check me again, that's when I told her that I was perry-dogging and I got out of bed and went to the bathroom myself. She tried to tell me not to go but my DH told her to leave!




(They also made me stay in bed the WHOLE time. Onto birth plan I told them I wanted to walk to help progress my labor.) I know next time I'm going to labor at home for the most part.

Aidan&Sophie'sMomma 2 kids; Hampton, Virginia 1688 posts
20th May '13
Quoting kelsey054:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mama Van D:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting kelsey054:</b>" ... [snip!] ... plan I told them I wanted to walk to help progress my labor.) I know next time I'm going to labor at home for the most part."


WOW! and i thought i had a crabby nurse with my first! she was just a snobby old b***h pretty much. but yours omg! im sorry lol i would have FLIPPED if i was you. take my water and candy away? eff you! and no let you take a shit!? ya no. lol
i want to labor a home for as long as i can safely this time before going to the hospital. i dont want to get stuck in a bed for ever and i dont want our 2.5 year old stuck at the hospital with us forever because we want him in the room. so the shorter time for him the more likely he will be there while his ssisy is born :)