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...and then there were FIVE

One of my many prayers for this pregnancy was to go into labor on my own. I was induced with the first two and had an induction date for May 30th with this one.  After two different trips to Labor and Delivery with contractions 5-9 minutes apart and 3 days later at 4 minutes apart I was feeling hopeful that it would happen but was so disappointed each time when they sent me home. I don't know why I ever doubted that the Lord would answer that prayer. 3 days after our last trip to labor and delivery I started having contractions at 10:30 in the morning. I went through the day, got my things done, had a nice lunch with the kids and told Chris to finish up at the firm and head home asap because they were really starting to hurt. We checked into the hospital at 5pm with contractions 2 minutes apart and dilated to a 4. 




I labored on my own for a few more hours and then they started pitocin (after I got my epidural!) to get things moving quicker. Time was ticking away and I was frustrate…