Annoying Comments About Natural Childbirth

You don’t get an award for doing it without drugs. (2/9)

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You don’t get an award for doing it without drugs. (2/9)

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For some reason there is a misconception about natural childbirth and people think that ladies that decide to go without medication are doing this so that they can toot their own horn or for some type of bragging rights. While there is a sense of accomplishment achieved by having childbirth naturally, for most women this is not the reason why they choose to have natural childbirth. Natural childbirth has numerous benefits to both mom and baby such as the fact that mom can move about freely during labor, moms may feel more in tuned with their bodies and know when it is time to push, recovery may be faster and easier, and baby is not exposed to medications unnecessarily.

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9 comments

By LIsasasa on 09/15/12 at 10:10 am

I managed to do it with twins, it hurt like hell but totally worth it, I don't know why but.. yeah.

By Joyhug on 09/15/12 at 9:59 am

First birth was c section, second was natural. I did not have a choice with either one, just glad I had a healthy baby each time and I think that is the  ...

By Janitor on 09/15/12 at 6:39 am

What's wrong with natural childbirth?

By Mrs.Storm on 09/14/12 at 7:17 am

I have never heard or read anything trying to scare moms into a natural childbirth. It has always been the other way around. Usually the severe risks ar  ...

By chica4chocolate on 06/10/11 at 12:28 pm

As the article (briefly, in a nod towards accuracy)stated...these possibilities are extremely rare. If you use them to discount getting an epidural, you  ...

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