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Health & wellness

Ultra Sound Pregnancy

Some truths about (unplanned) C-sections

Adapted from the Ultra Sound Pregnancy blog on

Taking a childbirth class was one of the best decisions I made during my pregnancy. It allowed three hours a week of undistracted time to communicate our labor and birth plan. And — thank goodness — it shot down my husband’s idea of shoving me in his police cruiser and, sirens on, speeding to the hospital, like in a movie.

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