|View Poll Results: How long did you push for your VBAC?|
|30 mins-1 hour||29||28.71%|
|6+ (please specify in comments)||2||1.98%|
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I was induced with my son at 37 weeks due to pre-e. I pushed for 3 hours and he wouldn't come out so I had a c-section. I've heard of women pushing 6 hours before, I couldn't have went that long I guess because of my blood pressure.
So far, this pregnancy has gone great, with no elevated BP or protein in urine, etc. So I am going to try for a VBAC. Also, what's the max a dr's generally let a woman push when having a vbac before they say you have to have another section?
Kate, mom to 7 year old Djuna and 4 yr old Alden. Missing our good friend Hal the cat who died June 2, 2010
Mom to James ( 5/2006), Claire ( 6/2008), furry kitties Calvin and Bob, and wife to Dennis.
Also, what's the max a dr's generally let a woman push when having a vbac before they say you have to have another section?
With OB's and pushing time, this varies greatly. Some will go 2 hours, some will go 4 as long as mom and baby look good (monitoring). I've never heard of an OB allowing 6 hours of pushing, but I wouldn't be surprised if someone here has a story about it, I just haven't seen it. Some OB's will try forceps or vacuum prior to a repeat section depending on the situation. HTH.
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I've never heard of an OB allowing 6 hours of pushing, but I wouldn't be surprised if someone here has a story about it, I just haven't seen it. Some OB's will try forceps or vacuum prior to a repeat section depending on the situation. HTH.
Which is one of oh-so-many reasons you're better off at home.
mom to all boys B: 08/01, C: 07/05 , N: 03/09 , M: 01/12 and far too many lost ones
mama to T, 5; L, 2; and EDD 12/20/08
no matter what one thinks, there is always someone with an "other"! lol!
Hoping for a quick one with this guy
Barbara: an always learning SAHM of Ilana (11) and Aiden (8) living in Belgium with my amazing husband.
My second vbac, an hba2c at my midwife's house, my water broke at 11:30 pm, I had about 30 minutes of totally intense contractions, then started pushing in the car and pushed for about 1.5 hours total, partly in the car, partly at my midwife's house in the tub. It was an awesome experience!
oAlisha- eternal companion to mike:, mother to three energetic boys (02):, (05), and (07) and one sweet little girl 3/13. Two in heaven.7/21/2010, 11/05/2011 .
Experiencing a natural, slow, steady labor was very exciting for me. With my first birth, my baby was in distress when I was only 1.5 cm dilated, so I agreed to a c/s.