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Any moms have a fast labor?

Hi, I was just wondering because I had 2 fast labors. My first labor was about 4 hours long w/ meds. The second was only 2 hrs, and all natural. Not by choice. Yes they were short, but VERY intense! Constant contractions with no breaks. There was no beginning labor. Just "BAM" ...HARD LABOR. I just wanted to know if anyone else experienced the same thing and do you have other mothers say they hate you because they had a long labor LOL

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Asked by RubyBlue82 at 9:02 PM on Dec. 2, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Me, first one was 3 hours, second was 2, and third one was a c section.

    Answer by older at 9:03 PM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • HELL NO :( I WISH !!!!!! Hopefully it is for me this time April

    Answer by khf22 at 9:03 PM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • Yep, both my boys were about 4 hour labors! With my second, i was dialated to a 5 and had NO idea til i went in for a regular checkup appointment! He was born a few hours later! My mom doesn't say she hates me for it, but i have friends that have AWFUL labors that are a bit bitter! Lol!

    Answer by MommaTurbo at 9:04 PM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • jealous. my first was 56 hours. are you kidding me? did they really let me lay there for that many days?? lol.. I was induced however, and it just DRAGGED ON AND ON AND ON!!!! my second was 40 something hours...again i was induced and it w/ this one.. i will NOT be getting induced unless I have to like i had to w/ the others!! ugh!

    Answer by mohme2three at 9:06 PM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • Yes, about 3 hours

    Answer by skittles1108 at 9:09 PM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • my 3rd baby just fell out less than an hour after my water broke. i had time to take a shower and that was about it! the midwife had not even arrived yet, but dh had gotten home about 5 minutes before she was born. our babysitter caught her : )
    and now our babysitter is a doula!
    all the others were easy...but not very short.

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 9:13 PM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • My twins were 5 hrs and second pregnancy was 5 1/2 hrs

    Answer by devo3 at 9:35 PM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • My DD, my only, was 6 hours. I was shocked that it happend so quick. I know that there are those who delivered quicker, but for me it was fast. Started of kinda slow but as soon as I got to the 1 hour she was here!! I am sure that the other Mom's do not hate you for it. It is just a saying and I think a better way of saying it would be, I wish mine was like that. Don't take it biggie!! =-)

    Answer by ErinsMomma1 at 9:38 PM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • For the mothers that did have short labors, did you find them to be extremely intense or were they too short to even remember?

    Comment by RubyBlue82 (original poster) at 9:39 PM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • I had 4 hour labors. The first one wasn't bad, The second was was as you described. Very intense contractions with little to no breaks between them. BUT, I was still called a biotch by my friends/family.

    Answer by layh41407 at 10:03 PM on Dec. 2, 2010

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