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The Truth About Delivery Quiz

Pregnant women deal with myths and tall tales for most of the nine months gestation. From, "Your face is fuller! It must be a girl!" to "Marshmallows will help your milk come in!" we mothers have heard some outlandish opinions and advice on all things pregnancy-related.

Take my quiz to see if you know fact from fiction on delivery details.

The Truth About Delivery Quiz

If you have a C-section the first time, you must for subsequent births.

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siguros siguros 8 years
Congrats msshellokitty!
Isista Isista 8 years
5/5 :)
BlairBear BlairBear 8 years
5/5, I will never forget what a lotus birth is, I was so grossed out over that post!
msshellokitty msshellokitty 8 years
4/5.I have 13v days until my baby is due.It's not my first time giving birth so I knew all of them except the lotus birth.
JennyJenJenMurph JennyJenJenMurph 8 years
I didn't "feel" contractions until I was about 8 cm! I knew something didn't feel right, but I had no clue they were contractions. Glad my husband forced me to the hospital or I would have had my son in an unplanned water birth.
ldsims ldsims 8 years
right know at this moment i feel contractions. i called my dr. but i think this is common with twins. i am getting kind of anxious because i don't want something to be wrong, i am only 16 weeks. gotta keep the little ones in the oven a little longer.
Mykie7 Mykie7 8 years
I missed two, but I REALLY only missed one. I missed the word "Never" in the breech baby one. My girlfriend delivered her breech vaginally, she was just SO opposed to a C-Section, and baby is happy, healthy and full of spit and vinegar!
gigimama gigimama 8 years
I knew #4 because a friend recently delivered her fourth child breech. Her pelvis was "proven" so they went with it and all was fine.
JustSomeChick JustSomeChick 8 years
I didn't feel any labor pains, though apparently it was obvious to my then-husband that I was contracting by my body movements. I didn't even notice. He finally said, "Okay, we need to go to the hospital." When we got there, I was dilated to 9. The pushing part hurt though. I agree about the Lotus birth. Who does that??
anniekim anniekim 8 years
4/5--I missed out on the lotus birth post over the summer. wow. rossy--thank for sharing you story. so sad for your aunts. sounds like your mom was the lucky one, after all.
theglossarie theglossarie 8 years
Lotus birth?! That cannot be sanitary...
rossy rossy 8 years
5/5! Again, a perfect score, & I thought a "lotus" birth was a new term for "breech" birth. The last 1 I knew thanks to 2 of my aunts on my mom's side of the family. When the 1st one got pregnant she didn't even know - this was in 1957 - She still had her period, never showed, never had "morning sickness", sore back, etc.... never had labor pains either. Sad, sad, time for her & her husband. She went to the bathroom, sat down... (forgive the crudeness but it's the way it happened): their son came right out of her & drowned before she could comprehend what had happened. Naturally, it was a shock to the entire family & when she got pregnant again... she was thankfully asleep in bed when cousin Mark was born, 8 lbs. 5 oz., healthy & happy & soon followed by 5 more - 3 boys & 2 girls. The other aunt went through the same thing - Lost the first baby, a girl, while sleeping. She had the same number of children as her sister but in reverse order: a girl, followed by 3 more girls & 2 boys. She never showed either... The doctors had a name for the "condition" but I forget what it was called... My mom wasn't so blessed - She stopped after 3 of us cause she really suffered EVERY symptom of pregnancy but to the extreme: i.e. morning sickness was constant for the ENTIRE pregnancy - she was throwing up 4-5 times a day but forcing herself to eat for the sake of us... Labor pains lasted 52 hours (almost lost mom & sister there), 48 hours to deliver my brother, & 42 hours to give me life. Even then she loved us so much! Believe me when I say that she would tell what she went through having us... we rarely misbehaved, & grew up to be pretty nice people.
weirdy weirdy 8 years
i want to be one of those women who dont feel contractions when i give birth.. that'll be the ultimate :)
HeidiMD HeidiMD 8 years
Pallas Athena, breech babies CAN be delivered vaginally, but it is rarely the existing protocol in most hospitals. It's definitely possible, but usually not probable.
momma-tikita momma-tikita 8 years
who doesnt feel a contraction?? and why wasnt that me?!?1?!
MaggieLei MaggieLei 8 years
Thanks for drawing attention to the fact that breech babies can be delivered vaginally. However, I wouldn't try it unless I were one of the women who doesn't feel contractions!
smhooper smhooper 8 years
5/5 woot!
fjaril fjaril 8 years
I also got lotus wrong. That's just icki imho.
tweet-hotpants tweet-hotpants 8 years
4/5 I got the Lotus birth question wrong too. I'm sorry, but that sounds so gross.
psychobabble psychobabble 8 years
4/5, I forgot the definition of Lotus birth!
Greggie Greggie 8 years
I'd never heard the marshmallow one. That's cute.
Pallas-Athena Pallas-Athena 8 years
4/5 I didn't know that breech babies could be delivered vaginally.
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