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Like each child, each labor is different, but much is the same: it's hard work, it's worth preparing for, and it will be a little different than every other labor.
Remember that your due date is an estimate, not an exact prediction. It's perfectly normal to give birth three weeks early or 10 days late. Most babies are born between 37 and 42 weeks.
What happens during labor
Relaxing your body
Breathing to relax
Breathing to distract
Breathing for pushing
How you will cope with labor
Getting the labor support you need
Making a birth plan
View our NEW Giving birth: Managing pain video series
Cesarean birth (five video topics)
Vaginal birth (five video topics)
Audio programs to assist with relaxation, pain control, healing and breastfeeding are coming soon.