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Do I need to shave my pubic hair before delivery?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
While pubic hair serves some functions (it helps prevent chafing, for one), the amount of pubic hair you have during the delivery of your baby doesn't matter. So do whatever you're comfortable with—trim it, wax it, or just leave it alone.
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