559| Induction for Gestational Hypertension and Painless Unmedicated Birth - Elizabeth Houston

559| Induction for Gestational Hypertension and Painless Unmedicated Birth - Elizabeth Houston

By Bryn Huntpalmer

The Birth Hour - A Birth Story Podcast

Thursday, 11 March

At 37 weeks pregnant, Elizabeth went to the hospital for a scheduled induction due to gestational hypertension that developed the prior week. After she was admitted into the labor room, everyone was surprised to find out that she was already in active labor and unable to feel contractions. Due to the lack of pain even after receiving pitocin, she was able to give birth without an epidural and deliver a healthy baby boy.

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