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How long did labor last for you?

How long did labor last for you?

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  • Elizabeth Elizabeth's Avatar 04-10-12 | 04:06 PM
  • With the latest feature we published today, "
    ", I am curious to see how long your labors lasted vs. your Moms?

    With my first daughter, labor lasted 6 hours. However, it was rough just getting labor started. Ended up having a pitocin drip after 24 hours of stop and start labor. With my second daughter, they broke my water. After that labor lasted about 7 hours.

    My mother was in labor with me for 5 hours. So for me, this study they did is true.
  • mrykayser 04-10-12 | 11:16 PM
  • With my first child my labor was 3 1/2 hours
  • lauralkemp lauralkemp's Avatar 04-11-12 | 01:24 PM
  • Are we talking from the first contraction to actual delivery? That would have been about 17-18 hours. If you go by the time my water broke I think it was about 6 hours. I don't know how long my mom was in labor with me.
  • Dopey406 Dopey406's Avatar 04-13-12 | 12:07 PM
  • I was induced with all three.

    #1: From first drip of pitocin to delivery = 11 hours
    #2: From first drip to delivery (I had a placental abruption and pushed her out at 6cm) = 7 hrs
    #3: From first drip to delivery = 9 hours

    I don't have a relationship with my mother so I don't know about her labor/delivery.
  • brandimichelle brandimichelle's Avatar 04-23-12 | 11:17 AM
  • I was induced with Avery, although when I went in to be induced I was 6.5cm dilated already.

    From breaking of water (did that first)= 4.5 hours

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