Your upcoming labor and birth is a huge event in your life — one you can look forward to with joy. You may also feel a little apprehension when you think about going into labor, however. Will you be able to handle the contractions? Will everything be okay for you and your baby? These feelings are totally normal. The good news is you can do a lot to make your baby’s birth the experience you want for both of you. Remember that it’s your birth; be aware, alert, and most importantly, active, for a healthy, wonderful experience.
Originally posted 2011-10-27 23:18:16.