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what did you get to eat while in labor?

I'm starving here in my 9th hour of labor...they give me chicken broth to trick me into believing I'm getting food...egh...what all were you allowed to eat?

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kabbot01

Asked by kabbot01 at 4:31 PM on Jan. 24, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • i ate ice how can you eat with all the pain?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:33 PM on Jan. 24, 2009

  • I was in labor for 12 hours and wasn't allowed to eat anything.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:42 PM on Jan. 24, 2009

  • Ah, the epidural...lol...believe me, eating was the farthest thing from my mind for a while there.
    kabbot01

    Answer by kabbot01 at 4:45 PM on Jan. 24, 2009

  • I wish i could have eaten something, but all i was given was ice chips:(
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:46 PM on Jan. 24, 2009

  • I wasn't allowed any food, and all the food I ate earlier in the day came back up, so I just starved. Hubby brought me McDonald's afterwards. What a nice guy!
    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 4:59 PM on Jan. 24, 2009

  • My hubby snuck a Snickers bar into my room. I had to hide in the bathroom to eat it though. All I was allowed, was ice chips I think. I don't really remember. I ate the Snickers at 2am, and at 3 I found out I was having a c-section at 7am. ooopppsss.
    CookieMom108

    Answer by CookieMom108 at 4:59 PM on Jan. 24, 2009

  • LOL...to the momma above...I as well couldn't eat anything. i was only allowed water and/or ice chips!
    MrsSpecialistB

    Answer by MrsSpecialistB at 5:12 PM on Jan. 24, 2009

  • They gave me some broth and jello at the very beginning, then they wouldn't let me have anything but a few sips of water.
    lilbit837

    Answer by lilbit837 at 5:53 PM on Jan. 24, 2009

  • Nothing, but I was constantly vomiting so food wasn't a good idea.
    BridgetC140

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 6:04 PM on Jan. 24, 2009

  • Nothing. I had hypermesis, and they didn't want me to start vomiting, so I had just some ice chips..no food, nothing.
    jespeach

    Answer by jespeach at 6:21 PM on Jan. 24, 2009

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