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I Remember Going Into Labor

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    I wasn't the one in labor

    but I remember when my best friend went into labor when she was round my house, we were watching a movie when suddenly she started having contractions, she wouldn't believe she was in labor, she was screaming at me the whole time, her waters broke in the car on the way to the...
    lm4760 lm4760 18-21 May 19

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    How Baby Coutts Came Into the World

    I went in for a routine 36 week sonogram & was informed my baby wasn't growing in step with my pregnancy. The baby was only at 34 weeks of growth & there was some reduction in the flow of blood through the umbilical cord. I was immediately sent upstairs to labor &...
    MakingBabyCoutts MakingBabyCoutts 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 6, 2009

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    Baby 1

    Gravy Baby! I worked all day, 12 hours, as it was Christmas time. I came home to wrap gifts and started feeling not so great. I laid down for a bit and felt a huge pain which turns out my water had broken. I laid there calling around, looking for the X with no luck. I finally...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2007

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    Induced

    On March 19th 2007 they induced me. Around 9am on March 21st they broke my water. March 21,2007 at 6:41 pm I gave birth to my Hannah via C-Section.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 31, 2009

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    How Could You Ever Forget!!?

    My doctor induced me and I labored for 26 hours, pushed for 2and a half and ended up with a 4th degree tear!  FUN!!! But my daughter is beautiful and I love her.
    PinUpPaige PinUpPaige 31-35, F May 31, 2009

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    Attetion the Anesthesiologist Has Left the Building

    I went into my regular check-up at my doctor one morning. My doctor had something to tell me. He said that he was wrong about the due date. Where as I thought I wasn't due for at least another two weeks I was actually already a few days overdue. He wasn't sure if he wanted to...
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia 26-30, F Apr 25, 2008

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    I Was Induced But I Will Always Remember When It Started

    I told my nurse I was having menstrual like cramping.  She tells me "of course sweetie its a contraction, you are in labor".  I was a bit shocked as they had only started some gel and the "real" induction was to happen in the morning so I was not...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 3, 2008

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    Baby 3

    I was scheduled to be induced the following Tuesday if nothing happened so I took Friday off to close up a few things such as bills. I stopped in at work around noon as they said they had a card for me. It turns out that they did a collection and handed me over $250 which I so...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2007

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    Easter Sunday Interrupted

    I went into labor with my second child on Easter Sunday.Everyone except for my great grandmother and my oldest son had gone to church.My mother jokingly had warned me before she left not to go into labor while they were trying to enjoy themselves at church. I fixed myself and my...
    diamond33 diamond33 31-35 May 26, 2008

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    Such Pain

    I remember that late night on May 28 I was lying in bed with crutial back pains and I couldn't sleep and around midnight I started having horrible stomach pains and then came to realization that my water had broke. I was screaming in pain for my mom and dad and my sister called...
    mldplustwins24 mldplustwins24 16-17, F May 27, 2012

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    Ouch!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I was in the hospital waiting for my labor to be induced when I went into labor on my own. The labor progressed faster than expected. The pain soon became unbearable. I repeatedly asked for an epidural but they just kept saying that the anestheiologist was in surgery and couldn't...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F Jun 9, 2011

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    08/31/12....a Date To Remember!

    So, they say the third time is the charm, huh? Well, I guess Im living proof that it may actually be true! On May 12, 2008 I miscarried my 1st daughter. My body wasn't ready or capable at the time to withstand a pregnancy due to my health issues. Then again last year 2011 I...
    Blackbarbie1987 Blackbarbie1987 26-30, F 16 Responses Sep 5, 2012

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    Baby 2

    I went to the doctor for a regular check up, I was a month out to the day and figured I'd run to the appointment and then to work. When I got there he read the sono results and said "Meet me at the hospital at noon, we're going to induce". Huh? What? But I'm not ready...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2007

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    24 hour labor sucked!

    January 19th 2015 at around 7 am my water broke and I didnt have my daughter until January 20th 2015 at 7 am. Very long and painful labor!
    TeenmommyNikki TeenmommyNikki 13-15, F 3 Responses May 30

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    Totally Unexpected But Awesome!!!

    I was 41 weeks pregnant with my first child living with the anyday now outlook. It was about 11pm and I was running a fever so I called my advice nurse. He was asking about contractions, I honestly didn't understand the timing of them and if they were if fact, contractions. I...
    susanabee susanabee 26-30 Dec 27, 2011

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    Labor

    Well, I was at my boyfriend's house, watching TV, and I started feeling sharp pains in my back and stomach. Sure enough I was in labor. 48 minutes later, my water broke, and 20 minutes later, after our parents had arrived, I gave birth to a healthy little girl named Heather Rose...
    nzr101 nzr101 26-30 2 Responses Dec 15, 2008

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