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Originally Posted by citymama
Sunshine-girl, honestly, I don't think pain is the issue. If there is any "enemy", I think it is exhaustion. Of course, if you are not hooked up to machines and in a hospital that makes you forgo food and drink, then I think you can deal with that, too! In the end, it is whether you have the right people with you and since you are on this board, then I'm sure you do!!
Originally Posted by sunshine*girl
I'm not too worried about pain, just labor in general
Jennifer, LPN and nursing student, Doula, CPST, and VBAC mama x3 to
AJ (5/03), Evan (12/04), Ilana (11/06), Olivia (2/09), and Unity (8/2012)
Originally Posted by BabyBumblebee
I feel really mad with myself actually, as I made the mistake of reading a friend's hospital consent form (don't even go there : ), and it had the odds of rupture/death on it and I got scared I wish I hadn't even seen it; I'm not sure where the information came from, and all it did was make me question whether I was being stupid and taking too much of a risk by wanting to VBAC.
|Also, I just don't want to be out of comission after an abdominal surgery; dd is going to have to cope with a lot of changes anyway without her mama being unable to be active with her.|