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I Remember Going Into Labor

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 116 People

    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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    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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    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 4 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    My Teenage Labor Story

    So it was Friday Feb. 3rd 2012 (37 weeks pregnant), I woke up at 6:45 a.m to get ready for school it was cold that day so I decided to wear some sweats, a hoodie, hair tied back in a pony tail, and a little bit of make up. I was ready at about 7:40 ish and my boyfriend and I...
    YoungTeenMommy YoungTeenMommy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2013

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    will someone help me? I'm by myself in labor with twins! :)
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    BatVein BatVein 16-17, F Apr 28

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    Okay, so I am 19, and I did a few things in refrence to remebering my pastlife. I don't remember much, but I do believe I died in Jonestown. When I was around 5, my family and I...
    Deadpunk18 Deadpunk18 18-21 1 Response May 4

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    we all depend on our phones and technology these days,too much time looking down at our phonesmeeting new people in so many waysbut walking arounbd silent like drones where...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M May 14

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    we all depend on our phones and technology these days,too much time looking down at our phonesmeeting new people in so many waysbut walking arounbd silent like drones where...
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    Huh. I'm having those "wtf am I doing with my life" moments. All I want to do is get the hell out of his town that I'm living in and move somewhere up north. I remember back in...
    SaiyanCat SaiyanCat 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    In fact, being 75 years old, I even remember (dimly) the Second World War, and posted a paragraph about it a few days ago which was pulled by the EP robot police for reasons as yet...
    Wyesman Wyesman 70+, M 7 Responses May 9

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    Kindergarten. I remember being so tiny. Other kids called me the baby. At first I cried but then the next day when one called me a baby I gave him a bloody nose. Now I'm a year...
    pardax pardax 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    Blissfullyintoxicating Blissfullyintoxicating 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    I remember I remember the light of the summer sun, embracing my happiness, as I swung higher on the park swings I remember my grandmother, who made magical treats and loved people...
    CaptainMurphy CaptainMurphy 22-25, M 1 Response May 10

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    At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them. Lest We Forget
    LaurenUnknown LaurenUnknown 26-30, F Apr 24

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    i remember when i was around 14 or so i got mad at my teacher at school and cussed her out and i got sent to the office and got suspended oh boy did i pay for it when i got home it...
    Pandalover7 Pandalover7 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 26

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    Oh to feel a crazy beat, I remember the taste of honored battle. When years ago I would spar and brawl many. Not once have I ever been felled, not once did I taste defeat. But...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 26

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    I was a sophomore in high school. School was in session at the time. I can't remember what class I was in but when it happened The teachers brought tv's into every classroom so We...
    jamielove7777 jamielove7777 26-30, F Apr 29

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    During church service today, I had my sisters phone and I was flipping through her pictures and saw this one picture of my other sister and me. We were on the way home from our old...
    BlackBloodDemon BlackBloodDemon 13-15, M May 2

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    Am starting to remember well sort of its always different. I have weird dreams (its always some kind of sexual abuse involved) but I vaguely remember the dream trough out the day...
    00Broken00 00Broken00 18-21, F May 6

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    I don't think I've ever known the true meaning of love until I gave birth to my children.  When I gazed into their eyes for the first time or held onto their precious little...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1 46-50, F 4 Responses May 8

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    I'm doing some work and visiting friends in a big city for a few days; the same city where I lived for 22 years before moving a couple years ago so it's fun to be back. I'm going...
    BBWand40 BBWand40 41-45, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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