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Top 10 Things No One Tells You About Labor and Delivery


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You can plan all you want, but sometimes the baby is in charge.
The most important result is a healthy baby.
The most important result is a healthy baby.
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Many women commit to a drug-free birth, water birth or personally-created birth plan. Childbirth involves two living creatures, and your baby might have other ideas. The position of your baby, progression of labor and other health factors could require fast action via c-section or other changes to your plan. Remind yourself that the end result - a healthy, happy baby - is the goal, and be open to the entire experience.


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