I just wanted to rant im so pissed i just had someone tell me that because i had an epidural during my last labor it makes me less of a mother. I dont think ive ever been so damn mad how the hell am i less of a mother because i wanted to be comfortable. I didnt hurt myself, i didnt hurt my son, hell i didnt hurt anyone. This came from a lady who had a 4hr labor and delivery and did it naturally. She doesnt seem to realize how lucky she was and is. I was induced and given to fast of a drip because i had an intern so i went straight into hard labor contractions back to back. Never mind i had an 11hr labor and went 7 hours without anything not so much as the gas. Even after i had my epidural i still felt my contractions it just took the edge off because of were it had to be placed because of my tattoo. On top of it i pushed for an hour and had to get 39 stitches. I dont know how someone can be so damn rude saying "oh well im more of a mom because i didnt take drugs during my labor" like wtf were can people get off saying this kind of crap especially when i was the one beside her those 4 hours because her family was still in commute from out of town. I feel so betrayed and let down and no longer feel she is a friend and it just sucks.