Giving birth to a baby is one of the most important things you will do as a woman.

For nine months, you will nurture and love this brand-new life growing inside of you. Everything you eat, drink, and feel is being passed on to your new little girl or boy and when it’s time to bring your bundle of joy into the world, childbirth is both miraculous and at times, scary.

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Since 1984, pregnant women have read What to Expect When You’re Expecting by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel, which is now in its fifth publication. The book is almost a staple among soon-to-be new mothers and shares a lot of important information.

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Although the book is extremely helpful to nervous women, detailing the ups and downs of pregnancy, there are also women that feel the book is too much “do this, don’t do that.” Like pregnancy, childbirth is different for every woman, there are some things that they do not tell you about childbirth.

The differences in opinion on books like this one really is understandable; like pregnancy, childbirth is different for every woman except for one tiny detail: everyone wants to give you advice.

Relax, You Got This, Mom!

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