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Did you know first time mothers average 14 hours in labor and 2nd time mothers average 8? How long were you?

I was in labor 9 hours with my first.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:49 AM on Dec. 17, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • i was in labor for 11 with my first i guees she didnt want to come out lol
    Autumn634

    Answer by Autumn634 at 1:51 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

  • Wow, lucky. I'm due to go at any time with my first...so I'll let you know sometime between now and two weeks from now how long mine was ;oD

    My mom's labor with my older brother was 24 hours. Her labor with mine was 28. Very weird and strange, I know. She had both of us naturally, which is also kind of strange. She almost ended up with c-sections, but I guess she lucked out. That was 20 and 28 years ago though, lol.
    caitxrawks

    Answer by caitxrawks at 1:52 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

  • I was 23 hrs with the first and they finally took her c-section. The second one I opted for the c-section.
    pupmom

    Answer by pupmom at 1:53 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

  • I heard those statistics before. They are hilarious. I spent 7 hours with my first and 4 hours with my second.
    prettyrayray

    Answer by prettyrayray at 1:54 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

  • I was 9 with my first, and 4 with my 2nd. Hopefully it will be even shorter with 3rd.
    LolosMom

    Answer by LolosMom at 1:56 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

  • i no they say the more you have the faster they come my mom had 6 and she said the same
    Autumn634

    Answer by Autumn634 at 1:56 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

  • i was in labor for 13 hours,
    Trinity32188

    Answer by Trinity32188 at 1:57 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

  • I was in labor for 28 hrs with my first and then they took her c section. My second was like 5 hours and then c section.
    Bryleigh

    Answer by Bryleigh at 2:01 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

  • Yay! So if I ever end up pregnant again it will be like half of 9 hours hopefully.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:03 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

  • 1st - 4 hours induced, water was broken at 4cm

    2nd - 7 hours natural, water was broken at 4cm

    3rd - 24 hours natural, water was broken at 7cm, cr on call wouldn't break my water so I had to wait all night for my dr to arrive, baby was born 30 minutes later

    4th - 9 hours natural, water was broken at 6cm

    5th - 13 hours natural, water was broken at 6cm, would've been 11-12 hours but baby was stuck and had broken collar bone after birth

    6th - due in 3 weeks and I'm hoping this birth is another great one!
    GrowingMama

    Answer by GrowingMama at 2:04 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

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