What Are the Most Common Misconceptions About Labor?

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As a practitioner, I see many women who think that their very first contractions which are actually Brampton hicks contractions just practicing for the big event are the real event and they come rushing in to have their baby. This is not necessarily what you need to do, labor is a long process.

Too many of my clients love the baby channel but that's [xx] it down. You see five minutes of labor on the baby channel and a normal baby can take any where from 18 to 24 hours. That's a big misconception that it's short, sweet and then it's going to be easy at it is on T. V. Remember they call it labor because it's work, but it is a labor of love.