I got an epi with my son.....tried and tried to not get it but eventually gave in and i'm now 35 weeks pregnant and will not be doing another epi so my question is what is the best advice you can give when doing it all natural?
Answer by ObbyDobbie at 11:05 PM on Feb. 24, 2011
Answer by ObbyDobbie at 11:12 PM on Feb. 24, 2011
My trick to giving birth naturally has been to wait it out at home until I absolutely can't stand it anymore. By that time, it's too late for pain meds and therefore is no longer an option. I'm sorry. I don't have any neat tricks that keep the pain down. I was one of those scream and pull my hair and yell at the Midwife to shutup kinda laboring women, lol. I was most comfortable at home. And I agree with it just being you and him. Having people there that you don't really want there will totally throw you off. Do you have a blanket or anything that you like to hold? Something comforting?
Answer by MrsHouston47302 at 11:13 PM on Feb. 24, 2011
Answer by Raccoon at 11:19 PM on Feb. 24, 2011
Obby is so right. SERIOUSLY, this is no joke, with my last child, I felt absolutely no pain until I reached the birth center. When I got there I felt scared and a little freaked and it totally ruined it for me. If I knew how to do the umbillical cord I would totally have a home birth.
Answer by MrsHouston47302 at 11:14 PM on Feb. 24, 2011
Oh and when I got to the birth center, I had already dilated to 7. No pain.
Answer by MrsHouston47302 at 11:15 PM on Feb. 24, 2011
Answer by Ashley2810 at 11:30 PM on Feb. 24, 2011
Answer by specialwingz at 11:41 PM on Feb. 24, 2011
I would be careful with that one also if you don't plan on having your baby at home. I stayed at home with my 1st born until my water broke. I thought that was the signal it was time to go. Lucky for me it was because he was born 15 minutes later, lol.
Answer by MrsHouston47302 at 11:29 PM on Feb. 24, 2011
Answer by boomamma at 11:41 PM on Feb. 24, 2011