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  • Re: Management of excessive vomiting in labor

    Thanks for the feedback. Here is what I've gathered so far in terms of information: - My doctor is (to her credit) not a big fan of anti-emetic drugs in late labor, because she's concerned about sleepiness of the baby, and the potential impact on bonding/establishing breastfeeding. However, we both agreed that if vomitting started in ...
    Posted to Labor, Birth and Postpartum (Forum) by Aella on 09-21-2012
  • Re: Management of excessive vomiting in labor

    Thanks for your feedback. I had thought about accupressure points, but did not think about consulting with an accupuncturist ahead of time. That's a good idea! And if she isn't available at the birth, at least she could teach my husband how to apply pressure to the correct points himself. (And yes, my hospital is awesome. The staff is ...
    Posted to Labor, Birth and Postpartum (Forum) by Aella on 09-01-2012
  • Management of excessive vomiting in labor

    Hello, I'm not a midwife, but I'm a mother expecting her second child, and I'm currently trying to explore all my options for a natural birth. At my daughter's birth, I started vomiting at the beginning of active labor, and nearly continuously for four or five hours until I ran out of everything - hydration, energy, courage - and ...
    Posted to Labor, Birth and Postpartum (Forum) by Aella on 08-21-2012
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