Posts tagged how does labor start
Settling in Once You Arrive At the Hospital in Labor

You park and finally make it to the labor and delivery room doors and you sit ( or stand if you’re laboring intensely) to check in! Maybe you have a Doula there helping you manage contractions while your partner checks you in and helps you answer the questions. She occasionally rubs your back or applies counter pressure to keep you comfortable while you manage between the excitement and questions.

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What to Expect: How Will My Labor Start

Is it really like the movies? Water breaking and gushing all over Isle 12 of the grocery store followed by intense contractions, contraction so intense you’ll be pushing your baby out in less than an hour? No, it’s not really like the movies, especially for those giving birth for the first time.

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