Quoting Buffy♥:" Went into labor and had my first 7 hours later at 38 weeks 6 days pregnant. With number two, I went into labor at 37 weeks on the dot and had him around 9 hours later. "
Quoting Mandy Evans:" nice! im a little jealous not gonna lie! hoping to have a labor like that this go round, come on its ... [snip!] ... hours, and then baby! im very nerves about this labor since my first was so bad, but ppl keep telling me the 2nd is better."
Quoting Buffy♥:" My second was MUCH easier. With #1, I pushed for 3 hours and ended up with an episiotomy. With my 2nd, ... [snip!] ... an episiotomy. With my 2nd, I pushed twice and he was out. I only tore a tiny bit, not even enough to be classified as stage 1"
Quoting Mandy Evans:" awww that makes me smile! my first was an induction that lasted 5 days, including 4 hours of pushing ... [snip!] ... dibetes, so i know they wont let me go past 39 weeks, so i hope my body is ready a few days before then to avoid an induction"
Quoting Buffy♥:" No idea if it helped, but I took evening primrose oil to help soften my cervix. Also walked TONS so the pressure from the baby would help"what is primrose oil and what did u do w it? like drink it?
Quoting Mandy Evans:" what is primrose oil and what did u do w it? like drink it?"
Quoting Buffy♥:" It's a pill. You start at around 35 weeks taking it orally, then around 36-37 weeks start taking it ... [snip!] ... taking it orally and vaginally. (You just stick it up there as far as you can lol) It's supposed to help soften your cervix"
Quoting Mandy Evans:" really?? t his is super interesting to me. my cervix was not favorable, this is the reason my induction ... [snip!] ... induction lasted 5 days, nothing was helping me dilate, it was awful! im gonna look into this! where do you get it at? "
Quoting Buffy♥:" I got mine at Wal-Greens but I think they sell it at Wal-Mart as well as local grocery stores. Look in the vitamin isle"