You're in labor, drugs or no drugs? Why?
Well, again, since I have kids already, it's documented here that I chose to have an epidural both times. And, unfortunately, both times it hasn't really worked out so well for me. I seem to have a high tolerance for pain medication, as in a normal dose doesn't seem to work correctly or well for me. With Tyler's labor, I eventually just made do without an effective epidural. My mom helped me focus and breathe and I found that very helpful. With AJ, the pain was different and much more intense. Pushing didn't help the pain and neither did breathing. I found out later that was probably because he was face up and wouldn't drop down and engage correctly. So I chose drugs, but didn't get the benefit of them. If I have more children, I will be having a scheduled C-Section, since I don't like the risks involved with a Vbac. So yes, I would still have drugs, although a different kind!
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