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How many hours of labor did you go through?

To the mamas with more then 1 baby, I'd love to hear if your labor was easier/harder with each child.


Asked by MrsHouston47302 at 11:14 AM on Apr. 7, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • 1st 13 hours

    2nd 7 hours

    3rd 15 minutes,lol

    I would say they got easier, and all were natural. I think the last was so quick because most of the labor was spent at home with me thinking " I'm fine, it's not time yet" lol.... If it weren't for listening to a good friend on the phone telling me to get to the hospital, I would have had him at home....

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 11:19 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • #1 was 27 hours and induced hell on me. #2 was natural and 4 hours and so easy.

    Answer by vbruno at 11:15 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • Just one kid here! I was in labor for 8 hours until they opted to do an emergency c-section.

    Answer by AdensMama0308 at 11:16 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • 8.5 hours, from first contraction to birth.

    She was my second baby, but my first labor, so I have nothing with which to compare.

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 11:16 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • Mine was longer the 2nd time. 1st was 12 hours and the 2nd was 24 hrs. But the 2nd was much bigger

    Answer by MamaCyjo at 11:17 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • I was induced with my second, and inductions are supposedly harder... Not for me. Labor was about the same time, and only had to push twice! Dd was bigger, but she came out a lot faster! She was stubborn and was 'forced' out 2 weeks late... As for after laovr, it was so much easier . With my ds I couldn't d anything for 24 hrs due to the amount of blood I had lost, even showering required help. But with my dd I was able to walk to my room, shower by myself... My second was defiantly easier!

    Answer by BabyBugsmama at 11:18 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • my first was 6 hours and 10 mn my second was 6 hours and my third was 10 hours and 45 min she was so big and wasn't coming down and the cord was around her neck but everything is ok im ready for another lol

    Answer by april_f at 11:18 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • 1st dd- 5 hours
    2nd dd- 27 hours
    3rd dd-9 hours

    Answer by L0vingMy3Girls at 11:19 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • 1st- 12 hours. 2nd was 18 hrs. 3rd was almost 9 but had to have an emergency c-sec. and 4th, was a scheduled c-sec. high risk, but had contrations that weren't much fun


    Answer by HappyEndings at 11:19 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • After being induced I had 15 hours of labor (with contractions all in my back) until I needed an emercency c-section (which was less uncomfortable than the contractions!)

    Answer by Kari727 at 11:20 AM on Apr. 7, 2011