11 Facts About Giving Birth That Your Mom Never Told You

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It's a practice that's been around since the beginning of time, quite literally, but it seems like every day we learn something new about the beautiful activity of labor and delivery. The medical processes around childbirth are always evolving, and so is the science.

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Whether you're having your first, already had your 19th (looking at you, Michelle Duggar), or you aren't sure if you really want to be a mom yet, here are 10 surprising scientific facts that will have you running to hug your own mom ASAP for being the wonderful warrior she is.

Would you ever do #7?!  

 

 

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