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how many people can u have in the delivery room?

i live in CA, I want my mom, my husband and my best friend, its 3 too many??

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bradynsmom222

Asked by bradynsmom222 at 1:48 PM on Nov. 2, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • every hospital hasdifferent guidelines. call and ask.
    piwife

    Answer by piwife at 1:51 PM on Nov. 2, 2009

  • Every hospital is different... you need to call and ask.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:51 PM on Nov. 2, 2009

  • In a hospital?
    You will need to ask their policies (which are changing due to h1n1).
    doulala

    Answer by doulala at 1:51 PM on Nov. 2, 2009

  • That doesn't sound like too many, but I would think it depends on the size of the room. I had my kids at a teaching hospital, so the delivery rooms were very large. I only had my husband with me, but there was a whole bunch of others just in there.....looking back, not sure why I didn't say get teh hell out. ha. I think because I was so drugged.
    EireLass

    Answer by EireLass at 1:52 PM on Nov. 2, 2009

  • I could only have one person in there with me... I chose my mom and everyone else watched behind the glass :)

    I would call and ask.
    ProudMom_5703

    Answer by ProudMom_5703 at 1:52 PM on Nov. 2, 2009

  • i live in california too and at my hospital i can have up to 3 people at the delivery portion, as many as I want before and after

    call the hospital you are going to and ask
    DomoniqueWS

    Answer by DomoniqueWS at 1:55 PM on Nov. 2, 2009

  • depends where you are. There were no set rules (or visiting hours even) at my hosp. If it got too crowded they could ask to leave and if I got upset they would step in if needed, but they didn't have a set limit.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:22 PM on Nov. 2, 2009

  • Call the L&D dept of your hospital and ask their guidelines. You could ask your doctor what his/her preference is but you dont necessarily know who will be on call for the big day so I would ask L&D. Our hospital doesnt have a limit on the amount of people that can be in there and I had alot!
    Jaydin_Makenna

    Answer by Jaydin_Makenna at 2:24 PM on Nov. 2, 2009

  • I had about 4 i dont think they wont mind and imma have them again lol congrats by the way!
    proud_mum_mum

    Answer by proud_mum_mum at 3:20 PM on Nov. 2, 2009

  • I was labor coach for my best friend in cali a month ago, their policy was two, but I stayed the whole time, daddy, and her 23yo daughter was there too. So that mad three. If it's your wishes it shouldn't be a problem.
    Steff107

    Answer by Steff107 at 4:22 PM on Nov. 2, 2009

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