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Jodie Izzo Live Labour & Birth Story

Jodie Izzo woke up with contractions at 41 weeks pregnant. This is her fourth baby boy, and her last labour was just 20 minutes! Follow her live birth story here…

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Jodie Izzo live labour and baby bump

How long will labour last?

If you’re a first time mum, the ‘average’ is about 8 hours. But if there’s one thing we’ve learned from all of our mums, it’s that every labour is different and there really isn’t any such thing as ‘average’. It could be 20 minutes like Jodie’s last labour (if you’re lucky!) or it could take much longer. The pushing stage usually takes anywhere from half an hour to two hours.