There is no right or wrong. If you had epidurals before and it worked for you, why be stressed about this decision? There is no glory in feeling unnecessary pain. :>) good luck
I tried to go natural with my daughter and I made it to an 8 before I said I needed meds. Lol the pain was unbelievable and hit all at once. I really wanna try with this one but I'm in the same boat I'm scared... I'm scared I'll make it to pushing but once I start pushing and feel even mor pain I'm not gonna wanna push. My husbands been telling me to do a water birth which I'm kinda down for it but....... The thought of being naked with all my stuff floating kinda grosses me out lol
Well I'm 26 having my second both are boys. I have rods from the top to the bottom of my back and before I got prego I was like 100 lbs. I'm tall and skinny but bc of the rods I have no choice I have to deliver all natural they can't touch my spine.As I have been told by many that way down the road the epidural causes back problems this I was told by women that took the epidural so I'd never even if I could have one. Being I have no choice but natural birth and I have back problems so wouldn't want that. I recommend natural it's amazing what God intended and breast feeding if you can.It's painful but not forever like the outcome of an epidural later in life. I got my body back breast feeding took all the fat out of me and I don't look like I had a baby .I've a model figure no stretch marks I slept thru my strongest contraction with my first I'm due in September with my second. But as tiny as I am if I can go all natural no nothing any women can .
I have 4 boys and I'm pregnant with my 5th.my first I had an epidural ,I didn't even try to see if I could endure the pain .with my other 3 I went natural and it was so rewarding.The pain is bearable and once they come the pain is immediately gone .i regret getting an epidural ,because now I suffer from back pain ...
I felt exactly the same. With my first I had an epidural and I was certain I was going to get one again with my second but I didnt have any pain relief at all and honest I am soo pleased I didn't it was amazing to experience it properly and I know all labours are different but from what I'd read/heard etc about pain, I was absolutely terridied and thought I wouldn't be able to do it but the pain for me was bearable don't get me wrong it did hurt but you can do it and once I got my pushing right for me it was easy pushing him out. Expected it to be a hell of a lot worse off all the stories I'd heard but I'd do it all again in a heartbeat