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#1 of 8 Old 04-02-2003, 09:33 PM - Thread Starter
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Hello! I was browsing breastfeeding websites when I came upon this one. I am 25 and married with one beautiful boy baby (Eliyahu!) who is nearly 5 months old.

I am a SAHM, but I am different because for my next delivery I WANT A CESERIAN. My L&D experience was extrordinarily long (4.5 days of active labor) and painful, and as much as I want kids, I never want to do that again. *sigh*.

At any rate, I'm around looking for people to talk to and make friends with. Thanks to the internet, I can socialize without trying to find a way out of the house (a task in and of itself!).
So, hello out there


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Rynna, WELCOME.........

You might find there are a lot of mommy's trying hard NOT to go through the whole c/sect thing........ I've had one and am trying to avoid it this time round.

Welcome to the club!

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Welcome! I hope you find some good support here!

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~Hello Rynna~

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I've had quite a range of birth experiences. (no meds more than pitocin, demerol) my ds in 9 hours, in hospital, pitocin, episiotomy.
dd in a birth center with a midwife in just under 2 hours-start to finish!
and dd2 OMG....a miserable experience! long labor, 16+ hours of pitocin (upped ever 20 minutes) I walked, bounced on the ball, showered until I was out of my mind in pain. totally efaced, dialated...nothing! long story short, the doctor was called, took all my jewelry off to do c-section. doctor has one last look and decides that membranes are bulging, lets just rupture them (I came to the hospital with ruptured water)????? the are getting gurney and paperwork and i say....she's coming out of me! I felt her "pop" down, he looks...we are having this baby now! (duh)
afterward i felt so shell shocked and disappointed! traumatized! angry! i had hoped to have the midwife in the office deliver her (she was the one on call when i got there) only to have her visit the next day to say hi blah blah....she says...yes, she saw the bulging membranes but the doctor on call was in surgery! i had been in excrutiating pain, mega pitocin all day because of a doctors schedule!
i have to say i had no idea what being in pain for an extended period of time does to your mind! if i was to have another baby i'd have the epidural! (and a new doctor)
i totally know how you could feel like that!
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Hi Eilonwy, yikes 4.5 days of labor! I can't even begin to imagine how hard that was for you But, we're glad to have you and Eliyahu (beautiful name) with us!

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