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Top 10 Things No One Tells You About Labor and Delivery


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You pass gas -- sometimes loudly.
Don't worry, doctors, nurses and midwives have seen and heard it all before.
Don't worry, doctors, nurses and midwives have seen and heard it all before.
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There's nothing to be done here - it's caused by pressure in the birth canal. You may even have uncontrolled bowel movements. Also, epidurals can "freeze" the sphincter. Don't worry, doctors, nurses and midwives have seen and heard it all before.


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