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I Remember Going Into Labor

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 112 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    So, I belong to a family of 8, five sisters, me the oldest and my parents. My mother is a hardworking individual while my dad is a drunk who quit his job a few months back. His...
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    Day 35: Larceny Inc. ,1942 starring EG Robinson, an incredibly hilarious gangster spoof. Three ex-convicts buy a luggage shop and try to dig their way into a bank that just...
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    What is this fallacy? In economics, a sunk cost is any past cost that has already been paid and cannot be recovered. For example, a business may have invested a million dollars...
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    An interesting person you have met.So a week back, I went to watch the movie Interstellar with one of my friend. As we went to purchase our tickets I felt a tap on my shoulder. I...
    Girlwithbrains Girlwithbrains 18-21, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    It was 1997, I was 8 years old going on 9 in second grade. I was living in a different neighborhood from when I was in middle school. Anyways, I was best friends with this boy name...
    browntaurus browntaurus 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 8

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    The sky itself is not blue. This is why it is not cited as such. The sky appears blue to most people most of the time because molecules in the air refract light of different...
    PaganumCultumLuna PaganumCultumLuna 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    I told the guy I dated yesterday that I m not into him, I can't love him, he said we can be friends. When a guy I have no feeling for looking on my eyes for more than 3 seconds, I...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    November 21, 1973 Jeffery and I were under a blanket in the back seat. We were pretending not to be there. Jeffery’s parents, George and Darlene, were in the front seat. They...
    ABitOfConversation ABitOfConversation 46-50, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    She said its a new year party at her college and she wont be going. I had plans to take her on a surprise dinner at a good restaurant, I got ready and dressed, leaving my house for...
    Reyaan7 Reyaan7 26-30, M Oct 29

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    She said its a new year party at her college and she wont be going. I had plans to take her on a surprise dinner at a good restaurant, I got ready and dressed, leaving my house for...
    Reyaan7 Reyaan7 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 29

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    Doesn't everyone remember their first love? Looking back it was really sweet, but at the time I remember thinking it was the real-deal and we'd be together for ever. Towards the...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 7

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    No kidding. The waiting, then the "talking" more waiting than the doctor bill. *sigh* I think I need to go to the doctor soon. I haven't felt great these past days...dizzy upon...
    SunsetTears SunsetTears 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    I had lived in Eastern Europe up until I was about 12 and then moved to France with my parents. Growing up, western culture was not really a part of my everyday life, so I didn't...
    katarinagg katarinagg 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My past memories are all negative & painful. As a little girl, my emotions were soooo extreme that I was breaking down on a regular basis while still attending elementary school. I...
    MrsOMS MrsOMS 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    Can't forget you, or get you out of mind. I think about you all the time. It drives me crazy to see how one person has so much control over me. I'm almost at the palm of your hand...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    They went with songs to the battle, they were young. Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow. They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted, They fell with their...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 9

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    I don't remember where I came from and I don't know where I am going. What I do know, is that the journey in between has been an amazing roller-coaster of fun and fear, joy...
    mickyisback mickyisback 70+, M 3 Responses Nov 18

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    I remember my first break up. My only one actually. Haha. He was my first boyfriend, the first person I have ever dated and had feelings for. I guess you can say I'm to nice...
    HarmsCaleb HarmsCaleb 18-21, M Nov 19

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    Right now I picture him in that old barbers chair; unchanged, his white beard blotted with chunks of bright yellow paint. In his frail weathered hands he cradles a block of wood...
    RebootMe RebootMe 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    I was a roman centurion. I had lucid dreams of leading men into battle. Helping organize assaults lead by large machines of war. I can also distinctly remember getting my neck slit...
    EmptyLaugh EmptyLaugh 22-25, M a week ago

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    My first kiss was right this day 3 months before with a person I grew up with. I met him when we were 2 years old. Our dads were colleagues. We used to meet just twice a year, yet...
    summershine27 summershine27 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 28

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    I believe God put people into our lives for a reason. For some it could be to brighten up their days or to be a good listener. I am always honored by the great friends I have an...
    BigRalphie74 BigRalphie74 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    FOR as long as i can remember i have always been into married older men. every time i see an attractive man i look to see if he has a ring on. never been with one tho.. oh the joys...
    Bayzoo Bayzoo 18-21, F 13 Responses Oct 30

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    For those of you going through tough times, just remember everything gets better at the end. Maybe this video will cheer you up.
    tubetho16 tubetho16 22-25, M Nov 14

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    Ok if we are talking past ex gf then I am at risk as 2 of them are still living in the same city as me and that one ex gf's husband now works at my job as a driver, and the other...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M Nov 18

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    I was going to be a freshman in high school. It was the beginning of August, and my 2 best friends, Jackie and Lauren and I, were going to a party. It was a party with a bunch of...
    yeahmmk yeahmmk 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    Little things, silly things. I remember that in grade nine, I took his binder and fixed all of his crinkled papers and organized everything. Why would I have even done that? What I...
    smurfinaround smurfinaround 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I remember wondering how id gone to being everything he wanted to someone he 'hoped he could still be friends with' I remember the emptiness and the questions I kept on asking...
    dreamer0800 dreamer0800 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    I was in 6th grade in February 2001. I grew up at this church in the Inner city. I was close friends with this boy name X since 5th grade. We would be in Sunday school together. I...
    browntaurus browntaurus 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    I don't know how I'm going to react if that were to ever happen- you know running into my ex. I'm relieved in a way that that's not going to happen anytime soon because he lives in...
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    I don't know how it all happened, or at least I am pretending not to know. Lately I've been waking up in a mild panic just as I fall asleep. I flip on the lights and wait until I...
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response 6 days ago

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