Complicated Labor: Epi

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Is It Common to Be Induced and Go Without a Epi?

I really wanted to go all natural. My due date was the 26th and iam scheduled to be induced this monday. I'm wondering if I should pass or take epi or tell them I want to wait until she's ready to come and skip being induced?


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Episiotomy vs Tearin

I was wondering if any one had any insite on rether to have an episiotomy or to let nature take its course and tear. im 37 wk on sun and with my first child i tore on both sides and up. My doct gave me an episiotomy as the top tear was happening. My question more has to do with if i should plan on having another apisiotomy or just let nature take its course. i have no scars from the tears and a small scar from the cut. Im more afraid of a scar than tearing since i know how the first one healed. Any advice would be great. I plan on going...