Re: natural birth
I agree with this 100%. I might as well have written it myself
Originally Posted by kushie tushie
I've had two natural births.
The pain is intense but you have to remember that its only temporary. A Doula can help with massage and ways to cope with the pain.
There are no cons to natural birth in my book. There are plenty with a epi.
You need a cath
You cant move
You cant push on instinct
A coworker of mine got bels palsy (sp?) from her epi
Can slow labor
There are more but you need to do what you feel comfortable with.
You could not decide and see what happens in the moment. If you are handling the pain well go for it. If you cant do it, get and epi. Good luck!
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, middle school science & math teacher on a year leave of absence to take care of my big bubbs, Maya
(6/08/08) and my newest arrival, Emma
, partner to a TV producer