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  #1  
July 27th, 2005, 08:50 PM
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At first I just wanted my fiance and my mom. Then I told my fiance's mom she could come in when I started pushing (she really wanted to be there). Then my best friend/roomate from University was there and I told her she might as well stay!

I didn't think I'd want that many people but it was nice having all the support and encouragement when pushing!!!
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July 27th, 2005, 09:37 PM
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im planning on asking my doctor how many we're allowed at my next appointment. i absolutely have to have my mother cuz she keeps me calm.
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July 27th, 2005, 09:59 PM
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with my son, just my husband and my mom. my mom made it right on time (we live far from our family).

This time, my husband, son and my mom
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July 28th, 2005, 06:04 AM
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I only had DH. My Sister was there during labor and then came in after the baby was delivered. Our limit at the hospital I am delivering is 3ppl. They changed it to three when the whole SARS thing was going on and never changed it back to whatever it was before.
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July 28th, 2005, 06:41 AM
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My dh and My best friend were there with Isaac..only 2 people are allowed in the room here but my dad was in the room during my labour..My MIL had to stay in the waiting room...hehehe
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July 28th, 2005, 11:22 AM
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Quote:
Originally posted by lillysue@Jul 28 2005, 09:26 AM
For my first 2 I had my mom,dh and one of my aunts and for Dylan I had dh, my mom came down for the birth but he had different plans and decided to stay in 12 over his duedate and my had to catch a plane and he was born 6 hours after she had gotten on the plane.
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awww, that sucked!!!
My mom actually missed my brothers graduation since Nicole was 10 days late... She also lives far away
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July 28th, 2005, 12:46 PM
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With my daughter it was her father and my mother.

With this one it will only be my FI. And maybe my good friend.....depends on if she is able to get there (she has 4 kids of her own!)
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July 28th, 2005, 01:00 PM
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My boyfriend and my mom will be in the delivery room!
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July 28th, 2005, 03:19 PM
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My dh was the only one in with me all 3 times.
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July 28th, 2005, 03:20 PM
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When I had my first, my hubby was the only one in the room. Once I started pushing he called the family and told them to come as the baby would arrive soon. We got lucky because there was a family re-union starting the next day, so my parents and both my sisters were able to come. His parents and sister were also able to make it. They all waited in the hall - I was not so cool with the idea of anyone seeing my hoo-hoo - that's why DH was the only one in the room.

This time I will be having a c-section and I am only allowed to bring one person in - so that will be DH.
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July 29th, 2005, 06:20 PM
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My mom and my boyfriend will be in the room.
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August 2nd, 2005, 02:37 AM
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Obviously, my dh was in the room all 4 times. With my third I had a friend there too, I asked her to come because she had 4 c-sections and always felt like she missed out on a "normal" birth. It was nice to have her there.
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August 2nd, 2005, 09:39 AM
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#1 - DH, MIL, and her Godmother
#2 - DH, and our doula

#3 was at home - DH, midwife, 2 RNs (1 as 'back-up' and one as a friend) and a nursing student doing her 2nd year project (she now is going on to midwifery and before Kieras' birth said there was no way she wanted to go into birth at all).

#4 - DH, and the kids are the plans.
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August 3rd, 2005, 03:36 PM
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Brandy are you having an unassisted childbirth or will you have a midwife(presuming you're having this one at home too,lol)

With #1 there was dh, the dr, 2 nurses and a EMT in training during birth, prior it was mostly me & dh.

With #2 there was dh, the dr & 2 nurses during birth, prior it was me, dh & a nurse alot of the time. The nurse was nice so I didn't care, she just chatted with us.

With #3 during labour there was dh, 2 nurses, sometimes a 3rd or 4th nurse and a couple of dr's. During birth there was dh, 3 nurses & 2 dr's.

If there was to be a 4th(which there won't) it'd be at home with me, dh, the kids, a doula from out of town(I don't trust any of the ones here) & perhaps a midwife or I'd do unassisted.
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