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How to Prepare For Delivery

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Giving birth is an exciting, emotional, and uncertain event. We've partnered with The Mother Baby Center, a partnership of Allina Health and Children's Minnesota, to help make sure expectant moms are informed and prepared for this magic moment!

There is so much focus on the joy of preparing for a baby — choosing a name, setting up a nursery, folding tiny little onesies in the drawer — that we often forget to spend time thinking about how the baby will actually arrive. We're not here to tell you not to treasure those happy activities, but don't forget to also consider the upcoming delivery and how you'd like to bring your child into the world. Here are nine ways to prepare for a safe and healthy entrance for your little one — and for you.

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