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How do you feel about an induction without pitocin. The doctor agreed to only break my water and not run a drip because I asked if we could go without it.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 4:28 PM on Feb. 23, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I was induced w/ pitocin and am thankful because it took all the guess work out of everything and I got my epidural on time and had a pain free delivery both times. I'd just use the pit drip and get on with it.
    jeanclaudia

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 4:31 PM on Feb. 23, 2009

  • The choice is yours, but it may take much longer for you to have the baby. Pitocin helps to speed up the process.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:33 PM on Feb. 23, 2009

  • I was induced with pitocin also I agree that it did take the guess work out of things but at the same time I would not let my doctor do that again. They started my drip at 8 in the morning and I went all day not feeling anything and my ob even broke my water at 9. I didn't get contractions til 7 at night and when they came they were really bad I would have liked it a lot more if my body would have just gone into labor on its own.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:35 PM on Feb. 23, 2009

  • I hat pitocin with my other deliveries and I'm hoping for a drug free delivery that is why I have asked to go without the drip. My baby is already engaged and the doc said she believes the delivery will be very fast even without the drip.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:39 PM on Feb. 23, 2009

  • Why not just wait until labor starts on its own? Is your or your babys health in danger if you just let things start naturally?
    jlizgar

    Answer by jlizgar at 8:26 AM on Feb. 24, 2009

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