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I Have Given Birth

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    ...to Three Wonderful Boys...

    ...without whom I would be adrift...
    JackGrey JackGrey 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2007

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    Twice, Maybe Once More?

    I had my first child, a son, in 2009. I was ordered on bed rest for the weekend after HBP numbers at my doctors' office. I was scheduled to come back in on Monday and assess the situation. I was just a day over 37 weeks. On Sunday, my contractions started, and we headed to the...
    morgana1982 morgana1982 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2012

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    Help ?

    Okayi joined this group beacause i am expecting . I would like to know how you guys got through it and if you have any information . This will be my first time giving birth and i am really scared even though its months away . Any advice??
    emogirl121 emogirl121 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2013

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    Twice

    I have two little boys, 7 and 3. They came into the world in the usual way. In case you are wondering, yes it hurts. Pain so unbearable at times I wished for death. Begged for it. People say you forget the pain of childbirth or you would never do it again. I'll tell you, I did...
    autimom autimom 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    I Won't Do It Again

    if I want another child some day I'll adopt.  I thought I was going to die when I had my son.  The epidural didn't relieve the pain, I should have done the whole thing naturally and it would have gone a lot quicker.  I was in labor for 24 hours and developed a...
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 1 Response Dec 17, 2007

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    I Want To Be Present For A Birth

    Hi. I am a mom of 2 girls. I had both vaginally. My oldest daughter is 10 yrs old now, it's amazing to think she is a decade old. Anyway, I lived with my parents when I was pregnant with her & for about 5 yrs after she was born. I found out I was pregnant when I was 20 & it was...
    momof281 momof281 26-30, F 1 Response May 10, 2012

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    My Three Sons

    MY FIRST My first birth was 9 years ago. I was 18. I had him with a Midwife, in a "Birthing Center." It was quite a traumatic experience, because I was young and didn't know what to expect, and because the environment I gave birth in was uncomfortable. I didn't know I was in...
    alleybow alleybow 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 22, 2010

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    My Baby Joy

    I am 32 and I have a little Girl called Skye, she is 5 months now. I wanted to share my amazing and lifechanging birth with you.It was 1st of January at around 3 in the afternoon, I was 9 months pregnant and had been feeling off colour all day.My fiance Josh had done everything...
    someonesecret someonesecret 31-35 1 Response May 15, 2011

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    The Most Significant Experience of My Life

    Giving birth to my children was the most significant and most spiritually moving thing I have ever done.   With the upcoming 17th birthday of my first born, I am so thankful that  I was given the priviledge of bringing my two beautiful daughters into...
    Francescanolonger Francescanolonger 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 16, 2007

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    Yeah

    It's rewarding in way. I tried nature birthing.  Not successful. I had a C-section.  
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Aug 2, 2009

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    Couldn't Ask For It Any Better :)

    I went into labor on December 21st with my son at 6am in the morning, starting pushing at noon and had him at 1:03pm. I didn't use any medication, didn't really need it. I need a couple stitches. That was it. :) my son was APGAR 9/9 and he was 7pounds 10 ounces and I was home for...
    MayDayKacy28 MayDayKacy28 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2012

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    And It Was Definitely An Experience

    Wow, I don't think anyone or anything can prepare you for what giving birth is really like. I read and heard so many stories throughout my pregnancy, I visualized the entire thing, and I was still surprised. Here is my story: At 39 weeks and 3 days pregnant I fell asleep telling...
    MashedPotatoes26 MashedPotatoes26 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2012

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    And I Will Never Again.

    I had my son in 2006.  It was actually a really easy labor.  I was taking a nap at 10:30 pm and went to the bathroom and was bleeding.  I went to the hospital and they checked me and told me I probably wouldn't have the baby that night and would be sent home. ...
    patchworkofmistakes patchworkofmistakes 26-30, F 8 Responses Dec 17, 2007

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    First Minute As a Mommy

    I was 20 years old, and had been pregnant for 8 and a half months. I had learned the reality of morning sickness; in fact, it was the morning sickness that brought me to the doctor. I had thought I was dealing with the flu. The doctor had me do a urine sample...
    lemleythelioness lemleythelioness 41-45, F 30 Responses Jul 5, 2009

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    For Over 48 Hours

    yeah it was not plesant still when i had an eppidural for the last few hours that was nice, was able to catch a bit of sleep lol, and did get to watch easterders im sure it would have been  a lot more painful, if i had of missed out on my easties lol.
    jossiemarie jossiemarie 22-25, F 5 Responses May 10, 2008

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    Four Times.......

    I have given birth four times...each one was different. The first time, I was in labor (hard labor) 14 hours. I was given a saddle block and my son was finally delivered with forceps. My daughter was delivered breach..I had four sets of stitches where I tore so badly with her...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 51-55, F Sep 8, 2009

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    The Greatest Experience!

    ..Hi!I had my baby last year..,I would love to share my amazing birth story..It was 6am in the morning, and I had just finished speaking to my husband, who was away at that time! I was 3 days past my due date then. Then i felt like i had wet my pants.., so I went to the loo, to...
    CarrieBets CarrieBets 22-25, F 2 Responses May 9, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I have a birthmark on my stomach, well, next to it. I heard an old saying about birthmarks that was something like, A birthmark is the place in which you were killed in your last...
    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I have given up and I am ready to end it, it will be soon. Hope is the most dangerous thing in this world. Better not to have it. It is only ever taken away.
    glassprison glassprison 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I'm 20 years old and I have already giving up on life I lost my job 8 months ago and I haven't been able to get another job as a kid well I was happy it's just been since I was 17...
    Ricardomc Ricardomc 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    I have a heart shaped birthmark on my upper right thighπŸ’• personally I love it because it's unique and cute...that's until I saw my younger sisters thigh seeing she had the same...
    XxbixtchybellaxX XxbixtchybellaxX 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    My birthday is soon!😍 It's my birthday week!😍😍
    diamondsgirl diamondsgirl 13-15, F Jul 16

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    I have a fairly dark, smudge shaped birth mark on my forehead. When I was 3, we were hit head-on at an intersection, and I hit the dash board, leaving me with a large scar cutting...
    frostyflower frostyflower 26-30, F Jul 8

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    One year older but I still feel like im in my early 20's :) Happy birthday to me!!
    LadyJunebug LadyJunebug 31-35, F 12 Responses Jun 27

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    So it's my birthday month and I am turning 25! I used to be very happy and jolly but I think I am experiencing what they call quarter life crisis.. πŸ˜“ Though I choose to find...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F Jul 1

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    27 days till my birthdayyy
    miszbrittneyy miszbrittneyy 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    My birthmark is a tiny wee brown circle on the right side of my stomach where my rib cage is!:p
    Jodiii14 Jodiii14 13-15, F Jul 8

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    My mom says its a beauty mark in which 'an angel came down and kissed my ear' wth would decide to kiss a baby's ear and leave their kiss looking like poo? Ik she playing around but...
    xXBlueMonkeyXx xXBlueMonkeyXx 13-15, F Jul 8

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    But for some reason I forgot my birthday is two weeks .-. Eh I don't really care if I get celebrated or not my parents work hard enough
    MerpR MerpR 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    yes! wish me succeed and happy birthday !
    chiyu716 chiyu716 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    its my birthdayyy in a few mins and im excited even tho I got no special plans πŸ™ˆ
    iisuperwomanii iisuperwomanii 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My birthday is April 2nd :)
    snw1980 snw1980 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I stopped caring a long time ago but I've never given up on anything until now, it just happens that the one thing I'm giving up on is life
    NoahBarwell4 NoahBarwell4 13-15, M 3 Responses Jun 25

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    Hey there, I'm a 13 year old girl and I have a really big birthmark,probably the size of a quarter, on my leg. It's a lot darker than my skin tone and is impossible to cover if I...
    amandabanana11 amandabanana11 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I have one on the side of my stomach 😁
    7lee7 7lee7 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Idk why my parents just hate the **** out of me, like I have an older sibling nd they love her, like it really hurts sometimes bc they just say stuff about me nd don't think about...
    kungfuf kungfuf 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    With a divorce going on, I have absolutely no desire to get that close to anyone. Maybe that'll change, maybe not.
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M Jul 3

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    Every last relationship I have had has ended with me being screwed over its like I'll never find my dream girl nd iive always been the good guy the one she should be with IM kind...
    knightstalker123 knightstalker123 18-21, M Jul 11

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    Let's get things straight. I am a highly educated, attractive, fit, financially stable professional. I am well-read, well-rounded and well-traveled. I just so happen to have become...
    bioprof34 bioprof34 31-35 1 Response 3 days ago

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    September 24- anyone the same?
    xXchaos71Xx xXchaos71Xx 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    January 28th anyone??😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊
    bela5562 bela5562 13-15, F Jul 6

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    Mine is right under my belly button and to this day my brother calls it my poo stain! He's 32!! Hahaha!
    ChemicalGeisha ChemicalGeisha 26-30, F Jul 6

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    ive been told it looks like cookie dough , haha
    yungcynthia yungcynthia 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I broke my bone and can never play piano again. I hate broken bones. Every time I play a not with my right ring finger, it feels like needles jabbing my arm. I love piano and will...
    Mustlovecats Mustlovecats 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I was 3 months clean.. until now.
    imworthless0 imworthless0 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Here I am sitting in the freezing cold outside getting Eaten by Mosquitos just for one shooting star to go by. That shooting star will hold my wish of being with my lifetime crush...
    MyStoryToTell9 MyStoryToTell9 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    i think im about done, i really dont see anymore reason to keep going anymore, just miserable all the time and fed lies and false promises on a daily basis
    majere1222 majere1222 26-30, M 4 Responses Jul 6

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    My Mom's Death I remember it clearly as though it happened yesterday. She was an amazing woman. Very independent yet not. My dad really held her together. I remember the...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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