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    How's your 3rd labor comparing to the first 2?
    Was it easy or difficult, was it early or late. And length of labour?
    My 3rd will be due on Christmas Day and I am sort of hoping the baby will come late so I can enjoy Christmas morning with my 2 toddlers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tubster View Post
    How's your 3rd labor comparing to the first 2?
    Was it easy or difficult, was it early or late. And length of labour?
    My 3rd will be due on Christmas Day and I am sort of hoping the baby will come late so I can enjoy Christmas morning with my 2 toddlers.
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    My 3rd was so...intense...it was a freebirth after homebirth and a hospital birth. Physically it was very similar to my 2nd birth though it was half the time and the same length as my first. She was born at 41+5 and my first 2 were born at 40+3 all spontaneous

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    My third was a due date baby. Labour started after a stretch and sweep the previous afternoon and I was 4cms already, so OB was confident it would push me over the edge. If I hadn't had the S&S I do wonder how long I would still have been.
    It was a quick 3 hour labour and pushing was super quick as I knew from the previous labours that it was better to get it over with!!

    Were you in time with your previous 2?

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    My 3rd was very fast, intense and 2 days early. 5 hours from waters breaking to DS3 being born.

    My labour with DS2 was 32 hours so the 5hr one was a huge shock!

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    My third labour was earlier and so much easier than my first two. My waters broke at home at about 3:00pm when I was 36+1 weeks. Contractions started at about 4:30pm, after about half an hour I got in the shower and then the bath, felt like I was in the bath for maybe 15 minutes before I started making pushing noises so the midwife whisked me back to the birth suite where DD was born a few minutes later at 6:55pm. The only down fall was the two weeks DD spent in SCN.
    My first two labours were 18 hours for #1 at 40+10 and 8 hours for #2 at 39+5, they started with contractions and my waters were broken for me late in the labour so DD2's labour was a very different experience for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sweetpeamummy View Post
    My third was a due date baby. Labour started after a stretch and sweep the previous afternoon and I was 4cms already, so OB was confident it would push me over the edge. If I hadn't had the S&S I do wonder how long I would still have been.
    It was a quick 3 hour labour and pushing was super quick as I knew from the previous labours that it was better to get it over with!!

    Were you in time with your previous 2?
    My first was induced and second was one week late
    I realllllly hope this one would be late too. Normally I wouldn't mind but being Christmas, I am really hoping the baby will be one week late than early.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crankyoldcow View Post
    I have a midwife friend who swears that every third labour (ie 3rd, 6th) tend to be very different to the previous two.

    In my case, my third labour was very fast and intense. I made it to hospital in the nick of time, she was nearly a carpark delivery.

    My previous two labours had been very slow to progress.
    Wow! I hope I will make it to go postal in time! With my second I was already 8 cm dilated when I realized I was in labour. But a lot of BH leading up to that day.


 

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