We had a rather uneventful labor day which was good because our weekend was super busy! I am still looking for normalcy and hopefully I will find and rest in it during September! Our calendar is pretty full so I guess we’ll see! So anyways…since I really have little to say and even though this is a bit late I am going to do this fun meme about my special “Labor” Day! Go to Rocks in my Dryer for more fun reads.
How long were your labors?
I suppose 10 hours. I had been in the hospital overnight due to slight toxemia which actually wasn’t toxemia in the end but either way, crazy was already atleast 8 lbs and timing worked out well. I didn’t want a 9 lb baby! So the pitosin began around 5 am, nurses came in and were giving me that stuff every 20 minutes. Nothing. 8 hours later and finally dialated to 2 centimeters they finally broke my water. 2 Hours later I called the doctor in and said I’m done…lets finish this.
How did you know you were in labor?
I wasn’t. I had contractions but barely. 1 False alarm a few days before. Apparently all teh TV shows of the past were wrong…they want you like 2 minutes apart not 5!
Where did you deliver?
Yes. HECK yes. Of course I barely dialated but they came in a little after I got around to the 2 and gave me some stuff. The contractions were every minute and at 90% but fortunately I really wasn’t hurting. I was more tired and annoyed.
As far as I’m concerned that’s the best way to do it! C-sections rock. I should make a t-shirt!
My Doctor. And a few others were in the room. I don’t remember much I was pretty drugged!
So that’s about it! We’ll see how this next one fares… Happy Labor day!