The Hardest Day Of My Life (Part 1)

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They say to time the duration of each contraction from when it starts until it ends. At first, the contractions are sporadic and brief then get more regular and long with a shorter amount of time in-between. When they get to 4 minutes apart with a duration of 1 minute for an hour straight, then you head to the hospital. 4 minutes, 1 minute, 1 hour. 4–1–1. That’s the rule of thumb. I have an app on my phone to time them and I’m…

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