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Afraid of labour/birth!

Hi there, I am very afraid of the labour and birth! Im 20 years of age and really am nervous! Im going to antenatal classes and they are helping but im still nervous and not looking foward to it! Any advice or tips?

Sarah...
Answer: Hi, The best advice is to look after yourself & stay fit & healthy so that your body can cope with labour and birth. Keep exercising and don't sit around during pregnancy so that your are ready for the labour. Yoga in pregnancy has some great techniques to distract your mind during childbirth. Best wishes, Alex.
Answered: 30 Nov 2010