Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

1 Bump

What aspect of childbirth wasn't as bad as you feared it would be?

Answer Question
 
jmpj8107

Asked by jmpj8107 at 2:14 PM on Jun. 7, 2011 in General Parenting

Level 23 (17,504 Credits)
Answers (10)
  • It was worse :( and a lot longer than I thought it would be :(
    kylie_bob

    Answer by kylie_bob at 2:16 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • But well worth it might I add :)
    kylie_bob

    Answer by kylie_bob at 2:16 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • i expected it to hurt a lot, it didn't
    momofone725

    Answer by momofone725 at 2:19 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • Can't think of a thing.
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 2:20 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • Fo me it was so much beter than I imagined!!!
    crazy4u49033

    Answer by crazy4u49033 at 2:25 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • Everybody told me that contractions would feel like menstral cramps on speed and you know what I've had worse cramps form that time of the month. But at least with my cycle I can be the one to say when I want medication and not the doctor.
    lizziebreath

    Answer by lizziebreath at 2:40 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • The c section. I was scared at first, now I'm going in fir my second and am looking forward to it.
    Kitkat61277

    Answer by Kitkat61277 at 5:28 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • The whole thing
    rinamomof2

    Answer by rinamomof2 at 8:26 AM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • having a c-section both times; getting the epidural
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 10:32 AM on Jun. 8, 2011

  • someone told me that when her sister had a baby, she RIPPED while the baby came out, i mean the baby's head ripped the lining of her "area" down there and she had to be stitched up. so i'm thinking it was gonna hurt like i'm in hell on FIRE! but the doctor knew he has to numb it all and even though i think i did rip a little, i couldnt tell.

    I also never had a long delivery and someone once told me that she screamed so LOUD that the person in the another room had to ask if she was ok but no screaming here:)

    so nope it wasnt as bad as i had thought it would be with all the stories i was told
    americansugar80

    Answer by americansugar80 at 10:39 AM on Jun. 8, 2011

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN