Pain Relief?

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  1. danni2609

    danni2609 Guest

    Just wondering what all you ladies have decided about pain relief? What u want and dont want? I did it on just Gas n Air last time and hope to do that again!
     
  2. nessajane

    nessajane Well-Known Member

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    im not sure yet im planning on waiting to see how bad im managing and if need be ill have it all :rofl:
     
  3. XKatX

    XKatX Well-Known Member

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    'll take whatever I need at the time. I really don't know how I'm going to feel. Mythought is that i won't get a medal for being a Martyr, so whatever goes at the time.
     
  4. xXDonnaXx

    xXDonnaXx Well-Known Member

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    Everything I can get....:lol: Lol,I want the epidural,Gas & air,Pethidine - All of it. But we'll see if it all happens. It's what I'm hoping for. :)
     
  5. Emsi76

    Emsi76 3rd Tri - Team Pink!

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    I really want to TRY with jut gas and air and petherdine if i have to! Epidural is a definate no no, unless of course i have to for some reason!!!!
     
  6. Dragonfly

    Dragonfly Mother of 4

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    This is my first so i have no idea how much pain I will be in apart from alot. I am going to try tens machine and gas and air and if it gets to much pain killers. But they always make me ill! so i am avioding them.
     
  7. o0oCharlieo0o

    o0oCharlieo0o Well-Known Member

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    i want to do it with gas and air (even tho it doesnt do much for me the mouthpiece is good to bite lol) like i did last time, i did at one point want an epidural last time and they tried for 30 minutes but because of the curve in my spine he just made a mess of my back and lots of blood and bruising, in the end i begged him to stop and decided id prefer just gas and air lol, dont want pethadine because my mums allergic to it so im scared i may be to lol!
     
  8. WelshGirl

    WelshGirl Mummy at last!!

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    I'm going to try to manage just with gas & air, and then pethadine if I need it. I really do not want an epidural, but of course, if it's necessary, then I'll have it!

    xxx
     
  9. cheryl

    cheryl mum of 3 +1 mc

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    I am going to try the gas and air and see if I can cope. I had an epidural with my last two but both times I had backache after so I don't want it if I can help it.
    I am going to see what happpens at the time.
    I don't like the sound of pethedine but may try it, if it stops me having an epidural.
    Luv Cheryl xxx
     
  10. Sovereign

    Sovereign Well-Known Member

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    I'm going to try on just gas and air. I'm no way having pethidine as they gave it me a few weeks ago when i had a bad kidney infection and I couldn't stop vomiting and was so dizzy i was clinging onto the edge of the bed so I wouldn't fall off lol!
     
  11. bumpity

    bumpity Well-Known Member

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    I have no idea how sore it'll be or how I'll cope so I would say that I am being open minded. I will try and hold out for as long as possible on just gas and air though.

    I'm going to hire a tens machine and use the bath and birth pool as well for pain relief - and I plan to move around as much as possible (thought this may go out the window in actual labour - who knows! it feels so academic and unreal at the moment)

    I'm hoping for a HB, so no epidural option, which is great as I really feel funny about them (totally up to individuals what they chose, but I'm terified of a needle in my spine) so will only have one in an emergency c-section situation.

    Appart form that though am not anti-drugs so if I need them lets hopw the MW brings lots!!!!
     
  12. LuluBee

    LuluBee Mummy to Alex

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    I've been watching lots of birthing programmes and it looks so much easier giving birth with an epidural in. I was always scared of the big injection with an epidural but since I had a spinal last month for my stitches and that was fine I'm going for the epidural. I've had a pretty painful pregnancy I think I deserve a reasonably painfree birth!
     
  13. trishk

    trishk Guest

    every labour is different. On my first i was in such constant agonising pain that i had to have an epidural. On my second we got to the hospital and my hubbie said "your not really in labour are you?" and i said no i dont think so! Turns out i was 8cm it was an absolute breeze compared to my first. I didnt need any pain relief! Im hoping for the same this time but im not going to say definetly "no" to anything because i know how different labours can be!
     
  14. Luhweez

    Luhweez Guest

    I had everything! gas and air, pethidine and an epidural, theres so many different opinions on epidurals but im telling you, once you have it the pain just leaves! and i still felt the need to push and could climb from bed to bed and lift myself up afterwards, i think their more improved these days!
     

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