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July 20th, 2013, 01:43 PM
Join Date: Feb 2013
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I was due July 8th and I'm here still pregnant. I'm in a bad mood because I'm so hot and uncomfortable and my DH hasn't been even a little understanding. He says I need to snap out of my mood and try to enjoy myself. Right.

I really want an unmedicated delivery which means I need to wait for my body to go into labor on its own, but I'm running out of strength. I want this baby out now!! I'm starting to think my body doesn't know how to go into labor on its own. I'm so discouraged.
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July 20th, 2013, 03:15 PM
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Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Canada
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I felt that way with my LO. I waited until I was 42 weeks overdue and ended up with c-section rather than the natural, unmedicated delivery that I wanted. I was told afterwards that with the size of my pelvis and the baby, as well as the fact that my cervix was still almost totally closed, I probably would not have gone into labour on my own and it would have been an extremely long delivery even if induced.

I was totally crushed at the time I made the decision to go ahead with the c-section because I wanted to experience going into labour and having a natural delivery. However, I did what I felt was best for both baby and I, and now that he's here it doesn't really matter and I have no regrets. Don't feel bad or guilty if you are fed up or if you ultimately end up with an induction or even a c-section. You'll forget all about it once your little one is here.
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July 20th, 2013, 04:50 PM
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Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: NC
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I am so sorry. I would be frustrated too. Just think about the long road and know that another few days or even week is a small amount once your baby arrives and you have him/her forever!!! I hope baby decides to come soon!
"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Phil 4:13

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July 20th, 2013, 06:09 PM
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Join Date: Feb 2012
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You poor thing!! I was induced two weeks past due with dd#1 and she was scheduled to be induced on Dec 30th.. then, they bumped us back to Dec 31st. That was the longest day EVER!!! I know how frustrating it can be and people's comments and questions don't help. Hang in there!!! take a REALLY long nap or bath if you can
Children are a heritage from the Lord,
offspring a reward from him. Psalm 127:3

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