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Be aware of your wife's wishes
While in the throes of labor, your wife may not be in the best position to relay her wishes about how she may want to be treated. Although she may have had a perfect birth plan in mind, sometimes this needs to be tossed out in case of emergency or if any issues crop up. Speak with your wife before the birth and know her ideal labor, and what to do if things don't go according to plan.

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