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Old 08-27-2011, 04:12 PM   #11
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Were you on your back when the shoulder dystocia happened? Pushing on hands and knees or your side can lessen the chances of that happening again. Also, laboring in positions that feel best to you are will help the baby to be in a good position.
Yep on my back... Traditional hospital style.

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Old 08-27-2011, 04:59 PM   #12
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Re: VBAC and pitocin

I was induced with my VBAC. I was 40wks, 3days, and I don't feel like I was given many options. It went beautifully, in the medical sense, but it was definitely not the birth I had hoped for. This one will completely natural, no IV, no Pit, no Epi. I don't care if I get to 43 weeks, I'm not agreeing to interventions unless they are medically necessary.
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My ob is completely against use of pitocin for a VBAC. He is very pro VBAC and natural birth though. He let me go until 44 weeks....then back to the cutting room Not what I had wanted, but the result was a beautiful baby boy, so I can't complain

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