Yikes. Out of all of the possible things that can go down during the birth of our babies ... pooping on the table has to be one of every pregnant woman's biggest fears.
I mean ... it's poop -- which has enough of an ick factor all on its own. But then you throw in a few random individuals you may or may not know very well witnessing you crapping yourself -- and any sort of dignity you have left goes straight out the window.
And while there's no guarantee as to whether or not you will have a bowel movement during delivery, there are a few things you can try to lessen the chances of it happening.
Check out these photos to see six things you can do to avoid pooping during labor ... which will hopefully do the trick.
Are you worried about pooping during childbirth?
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It may not be pleasant, but asking the nurse for an enema will clean you out before labor progresses too far.