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How long did you wait to go to the hospital after going into labor?

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Asked by chrisrmom at 5:04 PM on Feb. 22, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • With my ds, about 8 hrs. With my dd, I was induced.

    Answer by BabyBugsmama at 5:06 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • With my first, my water broke at home, and I went in pretty much immediately. Now I wish I would have waited longer, since I basically sat there bored out of my mind for a loooooong time, heh. I'm 33 weeks with my second, and I have every intention of waiting as long as I possibly can before going in.

    Answer by Anouck at 5:11 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • With #1 around 30 minutes (my ex took a shower before driving me, asshat)
    With #2 a couple hours because it wasnt hard core labor, just lower back pains
    With #3 induced
    With #4 emergency induction after going to the hospital with labor pains for 3 hours or so
    With #5 induced.

    Answer by gemgem at 5:11 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • Unfortunately I had to be induced... I was already almost a week past my due date and my blood pressure was a little high, so dr wanted to induce. She still waited until the next afternoon to be born!

    Answer by mollyj96 at 5:17 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • With number one, about four hours in (12 hour labour in total.)
    With number two, about 2 hours in (4 hour labour in total.)
    With number three, about 1.5 hours in (3 hour labour total.)

    With the second and third I barely got settled in my room before they were born! LOL!

    Answer by Freela at 6:07 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • Labor started at about 2 am or there-abouts. My water broke at about 7 am. I went to the hospital at about 8 am. The baby was born a little after 1 pm.

    Answer by other_mother at 6:13 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • Water broke and we were told to head in. Labor started very shortly after water broke.

    Answer by elizabr at 7:55 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • my h2o broke at 0740 and i left the house at 0900 once contractions were more frequent

    Answer by Amanda11810 at 9:09 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • About an hour, hour and a half, somewhere around there.

    Answer by Christina807 at 10:33 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • 1st, i went 3 nights in a row to be told i wasnt dialating, and sent home. so i got home, contracted all night and refused to go back until i had a for sure sign! lol my water broke at 730am the next morning and rushed off to hospital to deliver DS about 10 hrs later. with 2nd, i was induced due to some side pain that wouldnt go away...come to find out, DD had her foot stuck in my ribs, pretty good too, and had DS 7 hrs later !

    Answer by sissy4444 at 12:44 AM on Feb. 23, 2011

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