9. Babies Are Still Right Before Labor
Babies do not magically know when labor is starting, and they do not automatically comply with the body’s urge to push them out. Babies can continue to remain active all the way up to pushing time.
10. Labor Begins Immediately After Water Breaks
People often associate water breaking with labor, but the truth is that it can take 12 to 24 hours after the water breaks for the baby to arrive.
While the above birthing myths seem silly, many others can be harmful to mother and baby. Keep going to see 10 dangerous ones, staring with “natural” birth and epidurals…