Understanding the Signposts of Laborby
In activelabor, the mother may experience
-Mild contractions, similar to menstrual cramps... out all your pain management techniques too soon and be exhausted by the time you really need them. If laborbegins...
Week 38: The Labor Watch Begins…by
The beginning of the end. This might possibly be the beginning of the longest time of pregnancy! While I try not to let every little baby hiccup and Braxton-Hicks contraction put me on alert for potential labor...
My (42 hour labor) Birth Storyby
“turned the corner” into activelabor, but did believe I was on the brink of it. Things slowly progressed... labor, but can offer you tools to get through whatever your labor turns out to be. I could not...
And the craziness begins againby
Nurse Lochia ..
and more would come in, all in activelabor. By the end of the night, we had 3 people walk in who wanted and epidural for labor.... There were several other labor patients there and as that mom was headed into the OR, 2 more moms walked up. One a labor and one...
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Apgars 8 and 9
ActiveLabor of 1 hour, 40 minutes (5 minutes of pushing!)
I woke... labor was on its way. This was the first pregnancy to not only find me reach my due date...
the most active baby I had carried. It was constantly moving, or as I called it, rearranging its room. 20 weeks... begin to tell you all of the thoughts that were running through my head. I was so frightened. This time...