Baby Birth Stories: Induction & Augmentation

Here are a collection of induction and augmentation birth stories that have been generously shared by BellyBelly members. If you would like to contribute your induction or augmentation birth story, please email us and we’ll consider it for inclusion.

For the purpose of the below definitions: An induction being a medical induction, where labour had not yet started, and an augmentation being a medically stimulated labour, where labour had already started. This may be an augmentation by having the waters artificially ruptured or through medication.

Induction Birth Stories

Zane’s Birth – July 2005 2005

Share the journey of Zane’s birth, told by Zane’s mum, Rona. Mum had high blood pressure. An induction, gas, epidural and vacuum extraction. First baby.

Paige’s Birth – June 2004 2005

Share the journey of Paige’s birth, told by Paige’s mum, Sherie. An induction, gas and pethidine. Third baby.

Nathaniel’s Birth – February 2005 2005

Share the journey of Nathaniel’s birth, told by Nathaniel’s dad, Rob. Mum had high blood pressure. An induction, epidural and suction. First baby.

Sullivan’s Birth – October 2001 2005

Share the journey of Sullivan’s birth, told by Sullivan’s mum. An induction, gas, pethadine, epidural and vacuum extraction. First baby.

Kameron’s Birth – October 2001

Share the journey of Kameron’s birth, told by Kameron’s mum, Kathryn. An induction, pethidine and an epidural. First baby.

Liam’s Birth – 2004

Share the journey of Liam’s birth, told by Liam’s mum, Kelli. Kelli had Gestational Diabetes. Induction and epidural. Second baby.

Liam’s Birth – 2004

Share the journey of Lily’s birth, told by Lily’s mum, Tegan. Tegan had high blood pressure, was induced and had pethadine. First baby.

Lachlan’s Birth – October 2001

Share the journey of Lachlan’s birth, told by Lachlan’s mum, Kathryn. An induction and pethidine. Second baby.

Aidan’s Birth – December 2004

Share the journey of Aidan’s birth, told by Aidan’s mum, Jessica. An induction, gas and pethidine. First baby.

Curtis’s Birth – August 2003

Share the journey of Curtis’ birth. Told by Curtis’ mum, Lynne. Lynne had high blood pressure, was induced, given an epidural, forceps and ventouse. First baby.

Matthew’s Birth – February 2005

Share the journey of Matthew’s birth. Told by Matthew’s mum, Janelle. Induction, gas, epidural and forceps. First baby.

Augmentation Birth Stories

Aidyn’s Birth – May 2004

Share the journey of Aidyn’s birth. Told by Aidyn’s mum, Ambah. Water broke, augmentation and epidural. First baby.

Evan’s Birth – August 2002

Share the journey of Evan’s birth, told by Evan’s mum, Fiona. Water broke, augmentation and gas. First baby.

Marisa’s Birth – April 2002

Share the journey of Marisa’s birth. Told by Marisa’s mum, Kelly. Waters were ruptured, augmentation, gas and epidural. First baby.

Mason’s Birth – 2001

Share the journey of Mason’s birth, told by Mason’s mum, Sam. Water broken, TENS machine and gas. First baby.

 

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