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Ouch!! Did anyone have to have a balloon catheter to dilate

It has been a year and I still think about that painful experience. How about you?

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Asked by Jenaiko01 at 7:50 PM on Nov. 11, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • I didn't have one but it sounds aweful!

    Answer by mommytoJames512 at 7:52 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • That practice should be banned, as it has been proven only to harm women and it can cause incompetent cervix in subsequent pregnancies. I am so sorry that this was used on you! If you are still having terrible thoughts about this experience, you might be experiencing PTSD. I had a tramatic moment during my first birth, and it haunted me until I delt with it through education and talking with other women who also had experienced birth trauma. You are not the only one to feel this way.

    Answer by squish at 11:16 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

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