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Old 01-01-2013, 04:05 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by Cathypie

But is that a good idea? What are all of the benefits and risk here? I wouldn't do it, and I have done it, except with Benadryl. They sent me home because my contractions "weren't strong enough" and when I told them I hadn't slept in 2 days they told me to take two Benadryl. I took them when I got home and 20 minutes after that my water broke. So there was no sleep for me. Luckily it didn't seem to effect me too badly because of adrenalin but still, it wasn't really a good idea and I wished I hadn't even bothered.

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Not in my opinion but just letting OP know it is very common and not such a crazy out there idea. I don't agree with nearly anything hospitals do routinely but the majority of America does...
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