55 minutes. My first birth (only so far) was at home w/ no meds. I remember the cx feeling like they came in "sets" of 3 - and I remember feeling about 10 sets of 3 cx. I pushed as/when needed, and ds was born with no problems or tears.
I was post-transition for 7 hours with no pushing urge. When I was directed to push without an urge, dd was born in 25 minutes. Not sure on the # of pushes, but it wasn't a huge number. And I was on my back, legs up. : NCB.
I slowed and did tiny pushes for the head (no tearing), but then was told "one more big push" and that made the baby's shoulders tear me (2nd degree). :
haven't you ever heard of women when they used to gas them out waking up with a baby between their legs? the body is might efficient........just because your 10 cm doesn't mean "ok push". It just means your cervix is fully dilated.
I didn't push really with my kids.........the only pushing I had to do was pushing past the perenium, but with both my kids it was about 4 pushes.
5 hours, somewhat directed pushing ( I was mostly just tuning everyone out and pushing when I wanted) on my back mostly.
Turns out I wasn't completely dilated, had some cervical lip left. This was an induced labor, no epidural,no episotomy, some tearing, some drugs. 11 hours total labor, start to finish.
ETA: make that 3 1/2 hours of pushing
3 hrs. stupidly strong epidural. I tried to verbally explain that I wanted someone to turn the epi off, but they misunderstood me and thought I was trying to make sure it wouldn't wear off....no, I wanted it off so I could feel more to push more effectively. but I was "in the zone" of labor and couldn't communicate. 3 hrs, but dd's heart looked great the whole time, she was quite smushed when she came out but I had only a minor tear. I'm so glad I at least had a midwife who wasn't c-section happy. If I'd had my original OB I bet they wouldn't have "let" me push so long.