In honor of Labor Day, I’m sharing the hardest work I’ve ever done!
How long were your labors?
Kid #1, 15 hoursKid #2, 8 hours
How did you know you were in labor?
Kid #1, 3 weeks early, contractions all night.Kid #2, 1.5 week early, contractions all night plus early morning already-scheduled doctor's appointment.
Where did you deliver?
In the safety and security of the hospital, of course.
Yes, as soon as they would possibly let me have them.
Nope. Although there was the possibility of that with baby #2 when his heart rate dropped from 140 to 40.
Kid #1- My wonderful OB/GYN, who no longer delivers babies.
Kid #2- Another OB that a friend was working for - good doctor, not good bedside manner.
How about you? What are your numbers?
[Did you adopt? (how long did you wait?) Not a mom yet (how long were your mom's numbers)?]