Another 12 hours later, we finally managed to break my waters and go for a standard induction with the drip. At 9 am the drip was in, 10 am I 'politely asked' for the epidural and my son was finally born at 8:38 pm.
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At some point I began to feel pressure so we moved out of the shower and onto the bed. I felt the urge to push very quickly and my ability to smile and breathe through the contractions disappeared – I was very vocal during this stage!
I will never forget that feeling and am so happy I was encouraged to try for a VBAC. I couldn't have asked for better support or care than what we received from the maternity team. they were simple amazing and empowering.
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