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Old 06-09-2008, 11:25 PM
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Default About to have a Baby? Free Contraction Master!

I found this site invaluable recently when I was in the last weeks of pregnancy and having a few 'false alarms'!!

You just push the space bar on your keyboard at the start and at the end of your contractions and it keeps a record of the frequency and duration of them....So much easier than sitting watching the second hand on a watch or clock to time them!!!

Hope this proves useful to someone else!!


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Old 06-09-2008, 11:38 PM
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oooh I used something like that when I was in labour with my second son! I found it took my mind of the pain and that was so useful as any woman who has laboured knows!

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Talking While giving birth just remember...

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Talking While giving birth just remember...

..giving birth has its funny side for mothers- and fathers, who suffer through childbirth without anesthetic.
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Old 10-09-2008, 9:04 AM
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Excellent! I'm expecting our second child, and this will be better than the old pen and paper system I used last time!

By the way, for anyone worried about painful childbirth and feeling guilty about having an epidural, just think.... you wouldn't go to the dentist to have a tooth out without pain relief, so why feel you have to have a baby (which takes a lot longer and is much more painful) without it? Everyone has an opinion on this, so just listen to all the facts and then make your own decision and don't feel bad about it, either way! You'll end up giving birth to a beautiful baby, however it comes out!

Good luck to all and enjoy your bubs!
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I used this site and it was great. Gave me much more idea of when I should go to hospital.
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my fiancee found this about 2 weeks ago, defo gunna use it

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When I was in labour with my first baby it happened very quickly, at 6pm I wanted to go to hospital, they said not to come in til the next day as it was my first baby and it couldn't possibly happen that quickly. My baby arrived at 8pm!
Luckily I trusted my own instinct and had already planted myself at the hospital at about 7pm, they still didn't examine me and the baby was born virtually without any support, assistance only arriving at the very last moment. No pain relief! I have a few choice words for the staff that night I can tell you!
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i think people make a big fuss out of labour when it need not be.
i had my son at 16 and i watched all the programs to get myself prepared but not scared i planned everything until i got pre-eclamisia and had to be induced otherwise from being induced i had no pain relief at all and i believe this is because when i was having a contraction i focused on pointing my ankle and relaxing!

try it might just work for you!
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Fantastic!! I'm due tomorrow with my 3rd and been warned this won't take long and so dont wait around!!

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I want a cesarean....
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I wish I had needed to use this! baby came so quickly we didn't have time for timing!
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i think people make a big fuss out of labour when it need not be.
i had my son at 16 and i watched all the programs to get myself prepared but not scared i planned everything until i got pre-eclamisia and had to be induced otherwise from being induced i had no pain relief at all and i believe this is because when i was having a contraction i focused on pointing my ankle and relaxing!

try it might just work for you!
this made me laugh! you must have had a really easy & short labour!
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Hi! I love the contraction master site. Thanks! Very useful. I am pregnant with my second baby which is due tomorrow. I will remember the pointing my ankle advice as well. I am sure I will find this extremely helpful!!
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Hi! I love the contraction master site. Thanks! Very useful. I am pregnant with my second baby which is due tomorrow. I will remember the pointing my ankle advice as well. I am sure I will find this extremely helpful!!
ha ha, I wonder where you point your ankle! Seriously though, have a good labour. I had epidural first time, and gas and air with second, both times I said never again, but they were both rewarding in their own way.
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This is brilliant as a midwife I'll be telling all my women to use this.... thank you for the tip xx
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I used this with my first and it was very helpful. So much easier to click or rely on your partner.
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Thanks I'll pass this not my sister who is due at the end of March.
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i used this this with my hubby when i had my son. it was very helpful my contraction was so close together that i rang the hospital and they told me to come in straight away. 45 minutes later my son was born. i had 5 and half hours of labour and next to no pain relieve at. hope my next baby will be as quick when we have another one.
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