I have wanted to have a natural birth sense the day I found out I was pregnant. I am so against the drugs. I dont want to be induced either. I feel like the baby will come when he or she is ready. I have hear stories about epidurals and how you are never quite the same after. Also after reading I learned that you have a better chance at establishing successful breast feeding. And that you have a better overall bond instantly when your baby comes out. The benefits just seem to outweigh the pain relief of the epidural. I know that saying you are having a natural birth is easier said than done... But I plan on not giving in and saying no till its too late. I have already told my doctor that I dont want anyone to even ask me if i want pain meds. Does anyone have any advice for me that has been through it before? This is my first baby and I really really want to do this for him or her. Kind of like my first selfless act as a mother.View Thread
I am 15 weeks with my first baby. I want so much to do it naturally. Simply because that is what our bodies are made for. I think that too many American women are so scared of the pain that they don't want to reap the benefits of a natural birth. I plan on continuing to say no until its too late to get one. Most countries women have their births at home with no drugs... Why is everyone always having epidurals?View Thread
That is totally on how you feel about him as a doctor. I dont think that they should use that drug to induce a pregnant woman tho. I have heard of cases where both the mother and child died during birth. Ive heard of them using it to start a miscarriage when the baby stopped developing. I know that i would never let them use that on me. I dont want to be induced at all. The baby will come when its time. Its nature.View Thread
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