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What is the ring of fire?

 
bluelady27

Asked by bluelady27 at 11:10 AM on Jan. 29, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Its when you are in the transition stage of labor...its the stretching of the vagina when the baby is crowning. I have heard its the most painful part of labor...I have never experienced this but will soon!
    HayleyGM

    Answer by HayleyGM at 11:13 AM on Jan. 29, 2009

  • why don't you try googling? whatever it is, it doesn't sound too good though! lol.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:12 AM on Jan. 29, 2009

  • It's the time when the largest part of your baby's head comes out. It doesn't last long(not nearly as long as transition), usually a couple minutes or less.
    Pauline3283

    Answer by Pauline3283 at 11:16 AM on Jan. 29, 2009

  • The ring of fire occurs during crowning.. it's not long but it's definitely noticeable. I never experienced it because somehow my babies head just sort of popped out. I didn't go through the slow crowing stage lol..
    celticreverie

    Answer by celticreverie at 11:22 AM on Jan. 29, 2009

  • It's when the baby's head is coming out, the most painful part of labor. AND it's also a drinking game.
    shessohippie

    Answer by shessohippie at 11:56 AM on Jan. 29, 2009

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