Re: EEEK OT
- From: "Kathleen" <lovebirds1201@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2005 08:28:13 -0500
I tried to do it drug free the first time = they ended up adding something
to my IV (demerol?) and I couldn't tell it had any effect until
afterwards... when I was joking with the doctor. My recovery was quick and
painless. I was out and about in a couple days, running around and doing my
I did the epidural with the second one and it was pain free but the recovery
was awful. I was tired and hurt for at least a week, and wanted no visitors
They all have advantages and disavantages. I think I would try it without
the drugs again if I could (the only reason I got the epi was because my 7yo
daughter was there at the birth and I didn't want her to freak out).
Sometimes the Lord calms the storm,
and sometimes He lets the storm rage
and calms the child instead.
"April & Bump" <bensonandmolly@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> Hi Robin
> Yeah I suppose its the pain im scared off. Its kinda stupid because I know
> that on the day I wont really be that scared because I wont have time to
> scared and having been through it twice b4 I kinda know what to expect but
> that doesnt really help. I think I am worried about the pain reliefe
> although yeah epidural and pethidine is great is takes away a certain
> of control. The gas and air I feel is crap and I might as well suck in
> air. Pethidine is great but it puts me on another plant and I forget that
> am actually in labour and need to give birth and last time I had that I
> illusinated and wanted to hang pictures on my dear husbands nose LOL and
> sleep. Epidural is also great but you lose your legs and I would like to
> remain mobile. Aww bah humbug, im just going to go with the flow on labour
> day and im sure I will proberbly end up opting for everything.
> "DutchVanAfoort" <ZniborZ@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> > Scared of pain I take it? Well, like my SIL said: being scared isn't
> > as
> > effective as an epidural. ;)
> > Seriously? I'm a man (well, man. A wrinkled old boy) but I can imagine
> > I'd be shitting myself as well April. Man, even a good stomach cramp
> > would floor me. Then again, havin a kid must be the best thing there is.
> > Robin. <-- a sucker for kids.
> > --
> > Remember, 'Just nodding your head won't row the boat.'
> > "April & Bump" <> schreef in bericht ...
> >> I am exited but Im also bloody scared
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