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Here’s Why JWoww Isn’t Having Another Baby Any Time Soon

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

jwoww-meilaniJersey Shore alum JWoww has never been one to shy away from sharing personal details with us, especially when it comes to her pregnancy. She was brutally honest about her epic case of morning sickness. Then there was the time she gave herself frostbite while treating her sciatica – and posted the graphic photos to prove it. And when daughter Meilani Alexandra was born five weeks ago, the reality star sent the world a birth announcement by way of a family photo spread in In Touch.

So it should surprise no one that JWoww (real name, Jenni Farley) was just as candid about her experience in the delivery room. At the time she kept it short and sweet, saying her labor was “way more painful” than she expected. But on Monday, she went into more detail about it with HuffPost Live, the Daily Mail reports. “Dude, my birth was like god awful! Okay, I had an epidural, I went to bed, then the epidural wore off and when it wore off I was freaking out,” she said.

“I became 10 centimeters dilated and she was out in six to seven minutes, so I had what’s called rapid delivery,” she added. “So from four to 10 centimeters in less than an hour she was out. She, like, walked out, ran out, took everything with her.”

If a so-called “rapid delivery” doesn’t sound that bad, consider this: Farley felt every single moment of those six or seven minutes, which, when you’re delivering a baby, might as well be a lifetime. “It was the worst pain in the world,” she said. So small wonder the first-time mom is scared to get pregnant again. “I’m not going to have sex for another year or two,” she told HuffPost Live. (No word on whether fiance Roger Mathew is into this plan.)

Still, talk of baby number two has been going strong since Farley was pregnant with Meilani, and the couple has made no secret of their desire to expand their brood. If they decide against adoption — something they told Life & Style they’re open to — it sounds like Farley will do whatever it takes to avoid another nightmare birth story. She said if she get’s pregnant, “I’m going to literally have my anesthesiologist next to me from beginning to end, like, pumping me full. I cannot take that pain.”

Tell us: Are labor and delivery pains keeping you from having another child?

Birth Stories: Unmedicated Childbirth
Birth Stories: Unmedicated Childbirth
Birth Stories: Unmedicated Childbirth

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Image of JWoww and Meilani courtesy of Jenni Farley via Instagram 

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