Accepting Unpredictability

As a Type-A planner/organizational freak, I have to say, the various unpredictabilities of pregnancy — specifically, childbirth — scare me most of all.

I’d been trying not to think about it much the past few months, to be honest. I’d cover my ears and sing “lalalalala” til the cows came home … anything to avoid having to think about it.

Fear of childbirth is not abnormal; of this I’m sure. Few women get excited at the idea of squeezing out a watermelon. But childbirth is something absolutely unavoidable once you’re pregnant: there’s really no turning back!

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