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March 13th, 2009, 08:41 PM
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when the time comes, do you think you will be afraid? are you afraid now?
not that something will go wrong, but of the pain?


grads....were you afraid ?

I was, but I didnt go into labor...had an emergency C 3 weeks early
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March 14th, 2009, 12:56 AM
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Oh yes! I am hoping for a VBAC and I am kinda scared of uterine rupture x
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March 14th, 2009, 02:51 AM
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I not scared! its gonna be great knowing im so close to having my baby here! i know it hurts like hell but im prepared for that x
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March 14th, 2009, 04:46 AM
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I'm petrified!! LOL I wasn't all that scared with my first but then after knowing how bad it hurt, I was so scared with my second. And now I'm scared all over again. More so this time I think because I had back labor with both of my kids and about 3 years ago I suffered a back injury so I'm scared of how that make a difference with my labor. Plus, even though I didn't have an epi with either of my kids, it may not even be an option this time and that freaks me out too. LOL
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March 14th, 2009, 05:39 AM
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I can't wait, the pain wasn't that bad.
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March 14th, 2009, 06:23 AM
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I'm a little scared, but mostly it's because of the unknown. I don't know if this labor will be anything like the induced labor I had with the twins. that was painful, but I could handle it.
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March 14th, 2009, 06:35 AM
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im not afraid of the pain of labour but scared of having a c section and having to deal with that.
after 5 natural births 2 over 9lb and one almost 11 that side dont worry me at all
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March 14th, 2009, 07:33 AM
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i was so looking forward to having my baby that i wasn't really thinking about being scared. when i went into labor, i went home and called my sister and talked with her for an hour before going to the hospital. the emergency c section i had- i would have been scared of that if i would have ever considered that as a possibility.
in the future, i don't think i will be too scared b/c it will have to be a scheduled section & i have went through over 12 hours of labor and a section, so i know more of what to expect.
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March 14th, 2009, 08:05 AM
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my first pregnancy i was scared. then it was nothing. With the 2nd i wished i had a c-section! he was 11lbs 2 oz no drugs 100% natural. I knew if I could do that then anything was possible. Its mind over matter, if you put ur mind into im not scared and I can do this then your body reacts positive.
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March 14th, 2009, 09:31 AM
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Before Matthew I was excited about labor. I loved labor with Jeremy and Amanda. It was so easy compared to what I went through with my little Tank.

Now if I ever have another one I am gonna be scared to death. I told Dave today...joking of course...that IF I ever have another one, I am asking for a C-Section! In reality... I will refuse to be induced unless my life is in danger right then and there. Not a "what-if". I love Matthew and am sooooo glad he is here, but I wish my labor would have been more in my control. I felt like a lab experiement was being done on me with all those stupid needles and tubes.... I really think the induction is why it all went wrong for me. My little man was not ready no matter what the due date said. He still needed his comfy uterus and placenta pillow for a while! LOL
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