Molly Murray - Birth, Life, and Business Doula
I should start this entry with the knowing that I was 41 weeks plus 5 days when I finally went into labor with Thomas.
With my previous 2 births and babies I hadn't gone more than a couple days past my due date. As a doula, I knew it was normal to go to 41 or even 42 weeks but I never imagined it would happen to me... and I was absolutely miserable in those last couple weeks! I was ready to have my baby, physically and emotionally!
I had my membranes stripped at 41+4 weeks to avoid a chemical/pitocin induction at 42 weeks. Some practices will allow you to go past 42 weeks. My midwives group was not one of them... and I was okay with that.
Labor began in the middle of the night and I remember thinking, ''I don't want to do this right now. I need more sleep.''
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Molly Murray is a Cincinnati Birth Doula, Childbirth and Parenting Mentor, Placenta Specialist and the owner and founder of the Cincinnati Birth & Parenting Network
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