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Labor and Delivery

What helped you through the pain? Pictures? Music? Breathing (what kind)? Etc...

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tjandjenna

Asked by tjandjenna at 3:11 PM on May. 27, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • Epidurals.
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 3:16 PM on May. 27, 2009

  • Breathing and moving around. Water also helps people. I'm not going to knock anyone who gets an epidural because I had one but they are dangerous and have a lot of side effects for baby and mom. Just do some research. A great book to read is Henci Goer's A Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:19 PM on May. 27, 2009

  • ditto...

    and with my 2nd my epi didnt work
    ans i dont remember a thing,.,, just kinda blacked out... but was still talking and stuff..
    2cuteboysrmine

    Answer by 2cuteboysrmine at 3:21 PM on May. 27, 2009

  • I got through the first one begging for general anesthetic.  I opted for an epidural for my second.

    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 3:25 PM on May. 27, 2009

  • Epi with my first. I was clueless as to what was going on around me. Ended in a c-section though. 2nd time epi didn't work. I felt the whole dang thing. Don't know what I am going to do this time around.
    boizmom

    Answer by boizmom at 3:40 PM on May. 27, 2009

  • Epidural
    wastedspace

    Answer by wastedspace at 3:48 PM on May. 27, 2009

  • epidural... my prgnancy ended in an emergency c-section though.. Hopefully they have something better than the epi because the epi didn't work that great..
    Amy_Lee

    Answer by Amy_Lee at 4:21 PM on May. 27, 2009

  • breathing,.and warm water pool,.and just thinking my baby was making her way to me and feeling everything that i felt,.so i wasnt in it alone on the pain area!
    naturepeace

    Answer by naturepeace at 4:54 PM on May. 27, 2009

  • breathing and getting encourgement helped me out A LOT! I also labored on a birthing ball and rocking my hips, but I think next time I'll try a shower or standing...
    carliemarie1015

    Answer by carliemarie1015 at 5:05 PM on May. 27, 2009

  • Focusing on the pain like a wave crashing over me,and then retreating.Breathe thru it,let it rise,then push it down with my mind.
    TMJ121099

    Answer by TMJ121099 at 8:25 PM on May. 27, 2009

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