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    Default How long was pushing with your first and second

    Not pregnant yet but I struggled with pushing my first.
    It lasted total 2hrs and was exhausting. I assume long pushing stage is common for first but how did it compare with your second? Was it shorter or longer? Any tips for making t shorter.

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    Half an hour for my first and about 2 mins with my second! No tips though..although I didn't have an epi the second time round so don't know if that made a difference?

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    2 hours with my first. 2 mins with my second

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    Quote Originally Posted by jacobsmamma View Post
    2 hours with my first. 2 mins with my second
    Did u do anything different the second time ? Were your labours similar?

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    30 minutes for DS1, less than a minute for DS2.

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    20 mins with my first, literally 30 seconds my 2nd (I stood up my waters broke and his head came out, 30 seconds later next contraction the rest of him came).

    Only difference is I had gas & peth with my first and was lying on the bed on my back.

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    90 mins with first, about 20 mins with second?

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    Over 3 hours with my first, 10 mins (4 contractions) with my 2nd. 1hr, 20mins with my third.

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    2hrs with my first, 15 mins with my second

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    About 10 seconds for both I was very lucky x


 

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