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3 Bumps

How long were you?

How long were you in Labor with your Children?


Asked by hsmominky at 1:50 AM on Aug. 29, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • I would just like to mention to all those moms that might be pregnant now.....I made a mistake in that I was in a naval hospital with my 1st baby, I was active duty. I was told that I was going to have a c-section but I yelled and screamed that no f***in doctor was going to cut me. Well some how I didn't get cut because a few emergency c-section cases came in. I kept refusing, when they came in and said I had no choice i was going for my Emergency c-section I was ready to push but things didn't go to well...I still didn't deliver for about another 5 hours. My baby then went into distress and she almost died during birth. I gave birth Jan 21, by Feb 3 I was back in the hospital with an infection that was in my uterus. It was awful and I was in the worst pain. So please if they say for the health of you and your baby you need a c-section do it. Its not worth your babies life or your own

    Answer by armywife81803 at 11:35 PM on Aug. 29, 2010

  • 1st-28 hours
    2nd-4 hours
    3rd-13 hours
    4th-14 hours
    5th-16 hours

    Answer by MamaJen74 at 1:52 AM on Aug. 29, 2010

  • 1st - 18hrs
    2nd - 8hrs
    3rd - I am hoping for a short time too

    Answer by Congenial at 1:59 AM on Aug. 29, 2010

  • I had 7 1/2 hour labors with all three of my boys.

    Answer by dedicatedrider at 1:59 AM on Aug. 29, 2010

  • 1st - 5 hours
    2nd - Hoping for another similar

    Answer by katie23 at 2:04 AM on Aug. 29, 2010

  • 5 and half hrs with first baby, was normal delivery. Hoping my xurrent pregnancy will be much shorter and just as easy as hoping for home birth :)

    Answer by MeAndLo at 4:26 AM on Aug. 29, 2010

  • E was 22hours total only 5 mins of pushing first full term (38weeks) baby.
    I am having a c section this time.... I wish I could go through labor again.. but thats not gonna happen.

    Answer by Crissy1213 at 5:28 AM on Aug. 29, 2010

  • 1st like 5 hours...i was having fake contractions a few hours before that which didn't hurt at all. the real ones didn't even hurt either. i went to the hospital and i was 5 cm and in no pain at all...i didn't feel any pain til maybe 45 min before birth and she was out in 5 pushes. i think its cause i worked out so much during pregnancy so i had strong ab muscles

    Answer by aliishott2 at 5:57 AM on Aug. 29, 2010

  • 1st 7hrs 34 mins 4 pushes
    2nd 3hrs 31 mins 1.5 pushes
    3rd 5 mins 1 grunt

    Answer by angelluvgoddess at 7:55 PM on Aug. 29, 2010

  • Did your four hour birth end in csection? what made it progress so quickly?

    Comment by hsmominky (original poster) at 1:54 AM on Aug. 29, 2010

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