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Do you remember how long you was in labor with you kids?

I got induced 5am and had my 1st child 3:23 pm. So I guess 8 hours, I forgot how long it took for that medicine to start making me have contractions. I just heard of people being in labor for 48 hours, its just so hard to believe that.

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Asked by diamondmamma at 10:14 AM on Apr. 10, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • I cant ever decide when to start counting. LOL

    If its from when I REALLY started hurting, then about 4 hours.

    I never know how to answer that question.

    Answer by mom2twobabes at 10:15 AM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • About 7 hours with my first, and 7-8 hours with my second.


    Answer by BEXi at 10:15 AM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • I'm with mom2twobabes, it's hard to tell when you're really in labor... I had pains for a while before they REALLY started hurting.... but I'd say about 10 hours with my first

    Answer by CaylaLU at 10:17 AM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • I got to the hospital at 7:30am Monday morning and was induced and my DD wasn't born until 5:50am Tuesday morning. Yes, I was in labor for a long long time. It sucked b/c they won't let you eat or drink anything!

    Answer by ABPeterson at 10:21 AM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • With my first, I was in labor for a while before things got "bad". I guess from the time the contractions got bad enough to take my breath away, to the time she was born it was about 14 hours.
    With my son, they broke my water at 9am and he was born at 2:31 pm so 5 1/2 hours.
    I'm hoping this one will be like the birth of my son.

    Answer by abbynzachsmommy at 10:22 AM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • 16 with my first and 18 with my last

    Answer by nikkileerue at 10:24 AM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • 8 hours with first ending in emergency c-section, 15hrs with sec. ending same, and then no labor, no emergencies with last--planned surgery.

    Answer by MAMAMISTY33 at 10:24 AM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • I was in labor for 8 hours with my first and it ended in an emergency c-section.
    I was in labor for 23 hours and pushed for 4 hours with my second.

    Answer by boizmom at 10:25 AM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • I was induced also. And both of my boys were born in about 11 1/2 hours.

    Answer by lizafur13 at 10:25 AM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • From 5 am to 11 pm

    Answer by MomAt15woah at 10:26 AM on Apr. 10, 2009

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