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Was your 2nd/3rd delivery faster than your 1st?

I'm due in March with my 2nd child, and I was just curious how much faster deliveries were after the 1st. Other moms have said that their delivery time was significantly cut down. Was yours??


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Asked by Vivi.C. at 9:02 PM on Jan. 4, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • No. My second was longer, and my third was even longer. I'm due again in April, hopefully this won't be as long.
    I have very long labors, I have trouble dilating for some reason.

    Answer by khf22 at 9:03 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • My first baby was a 27.5 hour labor with 3 hours of pushing.

    My second baby was a 9 hour labor with about 30 seconds of pushing.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:04 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • idk about labor time but with my 1st i pushed for about 4 hours and with my 2nd i pushed for 15 minutes

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 9:07 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • oh wow, 27.5 hours! My first was 14hrs -still pretty painful!

    Comment by Vivi.C. (original poster) at 9:07 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • Yep! I have fast labor/delivery anyway. But my first was about 9 hours, second was about 5 hours, and third was about 4.5 hours.

    Answer by BUTTERCUP777 at 9:10 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • My first was 20 hrs, second was 28...and my third was around 33, almost had to have a csection.

    Answer by khf22 at 9:10 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • My second baby came within a few hours of the putosin 4-6 with about 30 seconds of pushing (spell check) and my first was on his own, about 12 hours with 20 minutes of pushing.

    Answer by AtHomeMommy-3 at 9:15 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • My 2nd was much longer. 1st was about 7 hours of labor and delivery, 2nd was over 12 hrs.

    Answer by bugfin at 9:17 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • I only have one child. It took start to finish 11 hours. Natural delivery as well.

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 9:20 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • delivery meaning how long it took once at 10cm...jeez i've only had one and that took 5 minutes. if it's quicker the second time i'll be beyond thrilled

    Answer by momofone725 at 9:31 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

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