I've got my hospital booking appt with the mifwife next week and want to be as prepared as possible with all my questions, so looking for some experiences.
Did you use any pain relief (natural or pharmacutical) for your VBAC, if so, what? Do you recommend it/not?
I had birth-prep classes with DD and know the hospital generally offer all forms or pharmacutical options and also recommend hiring a TENS machine, massage, showers (no bath avail though), fitball etc. But I don't know which are good options for a VBAC.
Having had a spinal block, if an epidural is anything like that I can't even imagine having a VB with that lack of feeling or control.
I worry about not feeling pain, therefore not feeling a 'bad pain'. Through years of yoga I'm quite confident in my ability to discern between 'normal' pain and 'something wrong' pain. I aso hate the way all opiates make me feel (morphine, peth etc) I lose whole chunks of memory and feel like I'm floating away somewhere. I won't even take codiene as that does it too.
Thanks in advance!!