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View Poll Results: labor
1-3 hrs 4 16.00%
3-4 hrs 1 4.00%
4-7 hrs 5 20.00%
7-10 hrs 8 32.00%
10-13 hrs 3 12.00%
13-16 hrs 0 0%
16-19 hrs 0 0%
20+ hrs 4 16.00%
Voters: 25. You may not vote on this poll

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  #1  
June 19th, 2006, 02:54 PM
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With DS I was in labor for 6hrs and with DD I was in labor for 4hrs.
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June 19th, 2006, 03:39 PM
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ds 1 was 8 hours, ds 2 was 4 hours, ds 3 was 10 hours, but he was a brow presentation.. I will let you know in a few days (Hopefully!) How long this one is!
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June 19th, 2006, 03:52 PM
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With Xander I was in labor for 36 hours and Lucas I was in labor 24 hours. I thinking 12 hours for the next one... hopefully a lot less though.
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June 19th, 2006, 07:16 PM
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Cameron was 2 1/2 hours from the time active labor started. Prior to that was about 12 hours of non-painful tightening sensations.
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June 20th, 2006, 12:43 AM
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with ds technically it was 12hours from the very first contraction until I had him. when I got to the hospital (because I was 2.5mins apart) was only about 4 hours only because my water never broke, if it had I'd say he'd been born a lot sooner!
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June 20th, 2006, 03:45 AM
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My water broke and 2 hours later Bella was in my arms!!!! I went in at 9cm and would have had DD out sooner but epi made me completely numb and it was harder to push!!! LOVED MY LABOR!!!

OKAY-CALL ME CRAZY..just realized this forum is for UNMEDICATED natural birth...oooops!!!!
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June 20th, 2006, 03:34 PM
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LOL - I need the option to make more than one choice!!!

My first was 7 1/2 hours

My second was 11 hours (posterior)

My twins were 5 1/2 hours
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June 20th, 2006, 08:27 PM
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My first one I was induced at 6 A.M & had him a little over 5 hours later.

My second I started cramping at about 3 P.M, didn't think it was anything, but when I went to the L&D, I was 6cm, so they kept me. I had my water broke at 8 A.M the next day, & had him after noon...
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June 21st, 2006, 09:01 AM
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#1 was born 2 hours and 22 minutes after my first contraction. It was kinda scary, because I was expecting to spend half the day or more labouring.

I was prepared for #2. Started feeling "funny" at 8:30am, and went to the hospital. Wasn't really in much pain, but I was dilating, so they kept me. They broke my water, and half an hour later, she was born, at 1:31pm.
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June 21st, 2006, 10:51 AM
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DS1 - 4hours
DS2 - -2hours less then a minute from crowning to birth. No pushing, he just fell out!
DS3 - 6hours, less then 2 minutes from crowning to birth, again he just fell out with one push!
DS4 - 4hours, pushed twice before he was born and delivered him myself!
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June 22nd, 2006, 04:59 AM
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This is my first birth but very interesting to see. A lot of you have had pretty short labours!
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June 23rd, 2006, 01:31 PM
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My was 5 hours from start to finish, it was great!
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June 24th, 2006, 04:22 AM
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with #1 i was in labor for 9 hours all hard labor
#2 8 hours only 2 hours hard labor
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June 24th, 2006, 07:00 AM
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16 hrs with DD1
3 1/2 hrs with DD2
1 hr 15 minutes with DD3
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June 25th, 2006, 09:35 PM
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My longest was 4 1/2 hours.
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