Hi! I've been lurking for quite some time and I thought that I would repond now!
I have felt at transition that what gets me through is knowing that it is the hardest and most painful contractions that I would have during labor. But, that it is also the shortest phase. And, knowing that "this is as bad as it gets" really helped me to. As long as I was able to think that, I showed myself that I could do it. did any of that make sense? I think I'll go back to :