Just over a month on from the arrival of her daughter Marlie-Mae Rose, The Bachelor star Laura Byrne has opened up about her birth story.
Laura, who won Matty J’s heart on the fifth season of The Bachelor in 2017, and Brittany Hockley, who made the top two in Nick Cummins’ season last year before he infamously chose no one, have just joined forces to produce a new podcast: Life Uncut.
In the second episode of the new podcast, Brittany interviewed Laura about what it was like being induced when her baby was two weeks overdue.
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“They don’t call it labour for no reason – it is definitely very painful,” Laura said, describing her birth experience.
“Although everyone does have a very different pain threshold. I was induced and I think if you go into spontaneous labour, it’s a very different experience. It was right at the brink of my pain threshold,” she added.
“I originally wanted to do a natural birth but I ended up having to opt for an epidural because I couldn’t manage my pain expectations.”
After getting an epidural, Laura explained that the change in her pain levels was like “night and day”.
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