There's a phenomenon that happens among pregnant women and the experienced moms who surround them. Right around the time that the mom-to-be's anxiety over childbirth kicks in, everyone in her life is suddenly inclined to share their own delivery-room horror stories. We're here to put an end to that. Childbirth can be scary, but it can also be surprising, easier than expected, and sometimes even come with an ounce of humor. Here, a random sampling of real-life delivery stories, as told by you, our very own readers. Because of the personal nature of the topic, the quotes are presented anonymously.
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