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Just wanted to say hi. I love reading your stories!! My name is Amanda. I'm preparing for my third natural birth in a few short weeks. Currently I'm 36 weeks pregnant. My last two babies have been natural hospital births. No pitocin, no stadol, epidural...nothing. I didn't even have an IV last time because of how quick it went. This time we are birthing at a freestanding birthing center. I'm very excited about everything, even the labor part. I tend to labor quick, so hopefully this goes the same way! I just feel very off and sick during the first part of labor with very random contractions (like two an hour) then once I hit transition, they are back to back and baby is born in about an hour. That would be so great if that happened the same way this time! LOL
Girl (12), Boy (9), Boy (4), Boy (2)
Expecting Baby #5 Christmas Eve 2014TEAM PINK!!
Welcome! I hope your labor goes similarly to your last two. I'm a quick laborer too, and have had two hospital births, though my last one I barely made it to the hospital, stayed at home too long! I have pretty easy, widely spaced contractions through my labor (every 8 minutes-ish) and then transition hits and baby just comes quick. I'm jealous you get to birth in a birth center, I would love that option!