14 Moms Reveal Their Biggest Delivery Room Regrets

Liz Alterman | Nov 3, 2016 Pregnancy

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When folks are expecting a baby -- especially their first -- they are hoping for the best experience ever, but they never know what might happen in those life-changing moments. Even with a plan in place, depending on the circumstances, things can go very differently, leaving a new mom with a touch of remorse. We asked moms in our CafeMom community to share some of the delivery room regrets that bother them no matter how much time has passed since they welcomed their new babies. 

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Trying to decide between a home birth and giving birth in a hospital? There are pros and cons to both options, but the most significant is realizing that with a hospital birth, one is dealing with a busy staff and other patients. There are lots of rules and regulations in hospitals as well which inhibit a more personalized birth plan as well. This isn't to say that one type of birth is better than the other, but it's important for women to understand both sides of the equation before they make a final choice. Which is why we spoke to real women who have given birth in hospitals to ask them what their biggest delivery room regrets were. Take a look at their answers, which can help make this difficult decision a little easier -- and see if their advice is helpful!

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