"Weird, Wacky Birth Stories (You won't Believe!)" - Parents Mag Article - Page 3 - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
Thread Tools
#61 of 61 Old 12-22-2006, 04:32 AM
ericswifey27's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: San Diego
Posts: 2,601
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Originally Posted by tinyshoes View Post
ice chips!

ice chips ice chips ice chips!!!

don't you know the American Birthing Machine runs on ice chips and 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10 PUSH!!!! commands!

Nothing by mouth is an archaic, and often practiced, hospital rule that limits surgery patients--and OB patients, who are ALL POTENTIAL surgery patients--to nothing, or ice chips, to prevent a potential (and rare) complication of aspirating food contents into the lungs during general anesthesia.

who would run a marathon on ice chips?!?!?! you need water and food! labor is hard work!
Exactly! Unfortunately that is exactly what happened to me. :

Here's another great article from the same magazine:


Mama to my spirited J, and L, my homebirth: baby especially DTaP, MMR (family vax injuries)
ericswifey27 is offline  

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

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.
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


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