Was this on last night?? I love that show and have been waiting for it to come back on! Or is it on foxtel?
Sbs 9:30 Thursday night. It is the US one so it's slightly different to the UK one but entertaining none the less. It has helped me get a clearer perspective on what I DON'T want in my next birth. Lol
With DS I was desprite for him to be forward so I sat in my old couch, my bum kinda sank down into it, and then I bent my knees either side of me, and u lent forward, kinda like a frog? And i leant forward. Very comfortable
He was in the right space.
How long have you got to go? I an on my phone so can't see any ticker :-)
Maybe if you sit like that every time you are home? My waters also broke spontaneously. Goodluck :-) I hope bubba turned for you, if not I hope
It all go awesomely :-)
You ladies are awesome, thanks for the stories about your lil sunny side up babies!
I hate that it worries me, I really don't like to worry or think negatively when it comes to labour and have been so pumped and excited to give birth but since finding this out I just feel crap about it. My main concern is that she will become stuck, oh my greatest fear is they wont get to her in time I think it's because my DS was born "blue" and they had to resus him at birth.. I was always grateful that it had only taken me 4 minutes to push him out and they were able to give him oxygen quickly. i know this is the worst possible case scenario, but I can't help it
Thanks again for the tips and positive stories; I have been lying in my left hand side and getting down on all fours all the time. If she hasn't moved by the day I go into labour, I will definitely keep myself active throughout the labour
I've been so shocked by this US version! I can't believe all the sterility and medicalisation of their birthing process, full surgical trays laid out for normal vaginal deliveries, stirrups for Gods sake. It's soooo wrong!
And I too was baffled by all the women just laying in the bed and not moving, and everybody with IV drips in until I saw one episode where a midwife said the epidural rate is >90%!! I just about fell off the couch! I still can't believe it. And the midwives keep saying really belitting/discouraging things to women who are wanting to try it without epidurals/ or trying vaginal deliveries despite "big" babies. I've really been quite shocked.
One midwife said to a lady (who was attempting drug free) "you wouldn't get a tooth pulled without anaesthetic would you?!" which made me so ****ed off I had to turn the TV off and go to bed!
NB: while I am a passionate natural VB supporter I also fully support a woman's right to epidurals etc, I just couldn't believe how widespread and the pressure from the medical staff that these things were a normal part of labour etc etc.
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