A friend who is pregnant...
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October 11th, 2010, 07:15 PM
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I think the only reason the epi worked for me like that was because I had labored soooo long without the epi...
Once I was fully dilated and effaced they shut the epi off... I was shocked that I completed in less than 2 hours but then again I think it worked so well for me only because I labored foreve without anything other than pitocin...
Maybe her mother had seen it work more time then not that way... a lady getting her PhD would go au natural IMO... if you know what I mean
I think there is time and a place for epi's and I would say in your case it was needed. If the labor is really long or the mom is nervous/stressed about something or even if her blood pressure is really high and epi is a great thing. Sometimes all the mom needs is to relax and let her body work.
But in my friend's case I don't think that's the best idea.
At least not without a trial of labor.
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