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10 Things You Have to Do Before You Go Into Labor

Think you’re ready for delivery? Not until you’ve taken care of these must-dos.

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pregnant women doing yoga

Take a childbirth class

You can brush up on labor basics in advance, but it’s worth it to practice breathing and relaxation techniques with someone who knows what they’re talking about. Plus, you probably have some personal questions you’ve been dying to have answered. Sure, humankind existed for hundreds of thousands of years before Lamaze and Bradley, but pushing out the head (and shoulders!) was probably a whole lot more traumatic back then.

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