Quoting Lizplustwo:" You can handle it. Your body was made for it. I had an induction the first time and ended up with an ... [snip!] ... why your doctor would advise against it...it's much better for you and baby. Your body creates it, your body can handle it."Because he was an ignorant dick, 'nuff said. His actual response was "You really shouldn't, they have medications for a reason and I don't like screaming women"
Quoting [Doe Eyed Dirty Lurker]:" Because he was an ignorant dick, 'nuff said. His actual response was "You really shouldn't, they have medications for a reason and I don't like screaming women" He's not my dr anymore, heh."
Quoting Gir!:" I had an epidural with my first after laboring hard for 13+ hours. It failed and I ended up having spinal ... [snip!] ... on getting the second one out that I didn't care about the pain. The trick is moving during labor and going with instinct"
Quoting Lizplustwo:" DH said something along those same lines...then I explained to him what an epidural actually ... [snip!] ... into a different position (because only the front of my cervix was left, I guess) and within 10 minutes I was ready to push. "
Quoting [Doe Eyed Dirty Lurker]:" My main desire for a natural is because I want to be able to move/crouch/get in any position thats comfortable...but ... [snip!] ... sister fits about wanting to move around, even though she was doing natural...they wanted her on her back in that bed. Ugh..."
Quoting the grace life:" That is how they wanted me with my first, which is why I gave in and got the epi. With my second I labored at home as long as possible, I got to the hospital and had started to push."That thought has crossed my mind, but with me doing a VBAC I'm nervous to labor at home very long...he told me he wants to monitor me pretty close just in case...this shouldn't be this hard of a decision