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Did your birth go along with your Birth Plan? Yes, no, not at all?
My plan was for an un-medicated natural birth and I ended up with a heavily medicated c-section. Just curious, looking back, how many of us had similar experiences...
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The first baby, I didn't even write a birth plan. I just kind of went in planning to go with the flow. I ended with an induction that landed me in the operating room for a csection.
Second baby, I totally wrote out a birth plan. My husba
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With dd, I planned to have an unmediated vaginal birth, and bf right away. I had what started as an unmedicated csection, that went to general anesthesia. They had to give her formula before I woke up.
this time, I wanted to vbac, hopefully
My plan for a natural birth with no interventions wasn't looking so hot once I was diagnosed with pre-e at 28 weeks. (Even before that, when I had the placenta previa at 18 weeks it was doubtful). But I still hoped for an intervention free birth or at
Although I discussed my birth plan with my OB, it didn't even make it out of my bag at the hospital.
The nurses were very supportive of the fact that I wanted to go med-free and allowed me to labor however I was comfortable. That being said, once
With DD1 I had wanted to try med-free but wasn't going to kick myself if I ended up with an epi. Instead, I got an unplanned c/s at 34w because of HELLP.
With DD2, I wanted to try a VBAC (the default option around here) but ended up needing anoth
I didn't really have a birth plan. I was terrified of pain and wanted the option of an epi as soon as possible and wanted to avoid Pitocin (more because of my fear of painful contractions than anything else). I also wanted to walk as much a
I didn't have a birth plan per se. I really wanted a vaginal birth with maybe getting an epidural. I ended up being induced...then got the epidural to hopefully speed things up. I was progressing slowly, but I really didn't think the
I had a birth plan before I hit 42 weeks and had to be induced. I had a feeling nothing would go as I hoped. And it didn't, lol. I'm like you, OP, and hoped for a pain med-free birth, but ended up going under general anesthesia for an emergency c-secti
I had planned on just relying on narcotics for pain, but without ruling out the possibility of an epidural. Also was hoping to labor at home for as long as possible and avoid any medical interventions.
At the end of the day, we were induced at 41
My birth plan was very wishy-washy. They say that your births will go similarly to your mother's so I planned it that way. She was induced with 5 of her 6 births, even when her water broke naturally. She just failed to progress.
My birth pl
Mine was pretty close. I was shooting for an un-medicated vaginal birth, and I didn't want to be hooked up to an IV. Well, I got my vaginal birth and they let me do a hep lock instead of being hooked up to an IV the whole time, but after 3+