Labor & Delivery Surprises

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Registered: 07-05-2005
Labor & Delivery Surprises
Mon, 12-02-2013 - 4:23pm
You read all the advice, you talk to your friends and you take the classes, but even when you think you're 100-percent ready for childbirth, parts of labor and delivery can be completely unexpected -- and, okay, even shocking. From the gross to the scary to the slightly bizarre, here are 21 labor and delivery surprises. Don't say we didn't warn you!

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What are you most worried about for your delivery? BTDT mamas- what caught you most off guard during previous labor and deliveries? 

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Registered: 09-05-2013
Fri, 01-17-2014 - 9:58am
I'm most worried about pain management. I really want to deliver naturally, but I have such a low pain tolerance. I'm hoping to be as prepared as much as possible but I'm still a wee bit worried!