Being in Labor
Almost all pregnant women worry about labor--how bad is it going to be,
Just like pregnancy, your mileage may vary! In fact, I'll be a bit
stronger--your mileage will vary. Labor is different for every
My childbirth educator told me that all women remember their birth
stories--and want to talk about them. I think she was right; I've found
that whenever a conversation turns to childbirth, all the mothers present have
something to share--even if they're already grandmothers.
I wrote quite a bit about my two labors. Please remember, though, your
experiences are going to be different, and that I am not a medical
professional. I have my own prejudices and beliefs, just like anyone, and
what I'm sharing here is what it was like for me, what I learned, and maybe even
a little bit of what I wish I knew!