Length of natural birth vs induction - Mothering Forums
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 3 Old 08-23-2011, 05:20 AM - Thread Starter
 
wannabesteph's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I'm currently pregnant with my 3rd baby, first two were inductions (one unnessecary - stupid me - and one medically indicated).

 

First - 7 1/2 hrs

Second - 2 hrs 15 mins

 

My doula seems to think I may go even faster this time since I truly plan on going into labor naturally. I'm usure of what to expect though, since I've heard that the 3rd can be unpredictable, plus my body won't be pumped full of pit.

 

Anyone with experience like this???

wannabesteph is offline  
#2 of 3 Old 08-23-2011, 10:57 AM
 
XanaduMama's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: SE PDX
Posts: 2,837
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Well, I wouldn't expect anything particular one way or the other, honestly. Third labors are definitely a wild card, and there are so many factors, you just never know.

 

FWIW, I wasn't induced with #1 but was pit-augmented after my waters broke and no cx's materialized for 18+ hours. From first contraction (3cm) to baby was 3.5 hours dizzy.gif. #2 was a homebirth (so all natural): waters broke again to start labor, and dd was born 7 hours later, though only about an hour of that was serious labor. MUCH easier!


read.gifSarah ~ wild.gifds X 12/05 ~ flower.gifdd E 3/08 h20homebirth.gif  ~  stork-suprise.gif 7/12 dizzy.gif

XanaduMama is offline  
#3 of 3 Old 08-23-2011, 11:25 AM
 
Right of Passage's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: The abyss of grief
Posts: 2,334
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Be prepared for everything or anything! My one induced/augmented labor was 23 hours, my natural labors were 3 and 4 hours. It sure as heck through me for a curveball when my labor was cut by 20 hours!


bf.jpg Sami brokenheart.gif, wife to jammin.gif, mama to reading.gif Tate 10/14/05, moon.gifKaleb 12/17/07, angel.gifcandleflicker2.gif Bram 3/13/10-11/17/12, mischievous.gif Alden 2/1/12, pos.gif October 2014
 homeschool.gifvbac.gifuc.jpg 

Right of Passage is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off