How fast was your 1st delivery?

United States
March 2, 2007 12:55pm CST
My delivery with my son went way faster then I thought it would, since the docs usually say that your first delivery can go pretty slow. I got to the hospital at 12:30am and was 4cm and delivered my son at 3:33am! only 3 hours after I got there!
4 responses
@eden32 (3978)
• United States
5 Mar 07
How long did you labor at home? With my first my labor started at about 2am, I went into the hospital at about 9am and he was born at 3:59 pm. My daughter I labored with at home from about 3am until about 4pm, and she was born at 7pm. My third labor was my longest, with good & strong contractions starting at about 8am and his birth happening the following day at 5:30am!
• United States
5 Mar 07
I labored at home for about 4 hours, so all together my labor and delivery was about 7 hours, I am really hoping it will go just as fast or faster the second time- how weird that your 3rd labor was the longest, but I have met a few women who that has happened to, it's not as common, but anything can happen, because we're not in charge, the baby is. lol.
@jolanda33 (721)
• Netherlands
4 Mar 07
wow that's quick! i told my baby every night that he/she gót three hours to get out, but she didn't listen to me at all! i started at 7.30 pm, and the next morning around 8 she came! i wanted to stay at home but i needed to go to hospital because of her heartbeat! but everything was fine, the second one took me four hours much better, but also needed to go to hospital!
• United States
5 Mar 07
your second delivery was much faster, only 1/3 of the time! =)
@itkasp (266)
• Australia
24 May 07
I had a long and difficult delivery. My labour was 38 hours. I had my water broke on Saturday at 8pm. My contraction started at 2 am on Sunday and my baby was born on Monday at 5.30 am. It was so painful and exhausting. But I am glad she was born healthy.
• Philippines
13 Mar 07
My 1st delivery was a very painful ang long labor I 1st had the painful kick at around 10 am, then i delivered my daughter at 5 am the other day! wow, that was so painful, having to walk around the house so that the baby will be easy to come out..