I am 6 weeks away from my due date. I said to George, not too long ago, "Honey, I really want to go all natural with this one." He looked VERY surprised and said something like, " But that last one was really nice, right? With the planned induction and the epidural?" And I am sure he was thinking, "The one I got to sleep through a lot of?" Well, I was induced for reasons that don't apply to this baby, so I really want to go natural. I have done it one time out of 3 and am scared to death. Plus, the epidural is given between the L4 and L5 vertebrae and that's where my herniated disk was this past summer. I would like to avoid that again at ALL COSTS! I know I could do it if this birth is just like Natalie's. That was fabulous! But I am older, fatter, and much more "broken" than I was then. 4 pregnancies in 5 years will do that to you!
So I guess what I want to know is what worked for any of you? Did you have natural births and how did you do it? I know a few of your stories ( because I got to be the doula:) but does anybody else have one? Can you do it with just your hubby as your coach? George is a great coach I must add:)
Please, send me your birth stories! I want to hear them all!