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Old 03-25-2012, 07:00 PM   #47
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Re: 10 hours of pushing. Yes, I said pushing. Anyone else go long??

Originally Posted by z2akids View Post
I am glad to read that both you and baby were fine. Prolonged second stage is associated with adverse maternal and fetal outcomes and you and your baby are absolutely fortunate that a 10 hour second stage with shoulder dystocia did not have any adverse effect.

Honestly, I am truly surprised that your midwife allowed you to continue from home for that long.

also, OP, this makes me very thankful that my son was out in 30 minutes. I cannot even begin to imagine pushing 20 times longer!
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