Yes it does hurt

You'll notice a lot of pressure, it'll feel like your having the biggest bowel movement of your life. When the head starts to appear you'll notice some stinging and burning down there, the toughest part of labor if you ask me is the last part of the first stage, the contractions are coming one right after another and the pain is quite overwhelming at this point. I'm pregnant with my ninth child and have had all my children vaginally.

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9Michelle FritchBellevue, Nebraska
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    04/27/14
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    04/27/14
    9Michelle Fritch
    Yes I noticed that after my 4th, it seemed like my labors started going quicker each time. When I'm pushing I'm doing my best to get the baby out as fast as I can lol.
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    04/27/14
    9Michelle Fritch
    It does help you direct your pushing if you can feel it, but I can understand having an Epidural.
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      9Michelle Fritch
      5 hours start to finish, my longest was 26 hours. My 26 hour was my first and I was pretty inexperienced at the time but after that one they started getting closer so I don't think I'm going to top that one.
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      04/27/14
      9Michelle Fritch
      Yeah it was a pretty long labor I had nothing planned and I had no idea what I was doing lol everything seemed crazy to me, but I'm a pro at it now.
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      Current: Bellevue, Nebraska
      Birth: February 16
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      My name is Michelle Fritch. I have been married to my husband Tim for 16 years and together we have nine children, Tim has four older children from a previous marriage totaling 13 children for him. Tim is a Railroad Engineer and I am a Stay At Home Mom.