Log In Sign Up

I'm so freaked out about birth!!!!


Forum: June 2013 Playroom

Notices

Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to boards@justmommies.com.

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Like Tree2Likes
  • 2 Post By sunnydaze

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To June 2013 Playroom LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
  #1  
June 24th, 2013, 02:46 PM
lalap's Avatar Super Teacher
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 512
Aughhhhh! A couple of weeks ago I was stressing about the idea of going overdue. Now I'm petrified that I'll actually go into labor! What if I tear from front to back?! What of the baby just explodes out of me leaving a trail of gore and horror?!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
June 24th, 2013, 02:55 PM
navywifey2003's Avatar Home Birth Mama
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Clovis, CA
Posts: 37,246
Send a message via AIM to navywifey2003
Well Payson flew out of me and she was my easiest delivery. If you push with your body you are less likely to tear, blue faced forced counting to 10 pushing causes tearing. With each of my births I did not know I tore until afterwards. Your body seriously is amazing!
__________________


Reply With Quote
  #3  
June 24th, 2013, 03:30 PM
Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Near Washington DC
Posts: 1,174
Sometimes birth is easy (relative), sometimes birth is hard. Either way, it is temporary and you will come through it and have the most wonderful prize at the end.

Your body will take over, you wont have time to be scared.
__________________



Reply With Quote
  #4  
June 24th, 2013, 03:47 PM
Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Posts: 1,834
I had a second degree tear with Alex that was quite long. The epidural wore off just before. I remember thinking "yup, that's a tear" and then forgot all about it.
__________________

'Scuse the bad typing, please. 'Breast is Best' but not when browsing the internet!


Reply With Quote
  #5  
June 24th, 2013, 03:57 PM
QueenCrafty's Avatar Courtney
Join Date: May 2007
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 25,860
My fast labors were much better for recovery even though I had no pain meds whatsoever (planned NCBs). It's amazing that your body knows when to push and will do it automatically. My first birth where I had an epidural so strong that I couldn't feel anything, I ended up pushing I effectively for over an hour and ended up with lots of stitches. Either way, birth happens and you forget about those details the minute baby is born
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #6  
June 24th, 2013, 05:51 PM
Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 1,580
You'll be fine! I had a 4th degree tear, but I had NO CLUE that I tore, or that the doctor gave me an episiotomy, until they were stitching me up after Arthur was born. When you're in the moment, you don't notice anything other than getting that baby into the world. The worst part for me came after I was home from the hospital and had a migraine for 4 days.
__________________

Thank you *Kiliki* for the beautiful siggy
Reply With Quote
Reply

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:45 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0