I pushed for almost 4 hours and I needed one pull of the vacuum. Ended up that my son was facing my right hip with his hand on his cheek... Didn't get an epidural although I was tempted! This was my first
I was pushing for 3 hours...DD crowning the whole time =/ Think it was mostly to do with epidural, but I had been in labour for 40 hours at that point (hadn't been able to keep food down and then wasn't allowed to eat when we transferred to hospital ) so my muscles were pretty worn out.
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