First births are unexpected because it's a new experience for your body.  

Women who undergo a C-section shouldn't feel inferior to other people.  

Genetics is beyond your control and has a significant influence.  

Give up on being a "warrior" or a "wimp."  

Although it can be incredibly powerful and thrilling at times, giving birth is a difficult process.  

Be not afraid to rip; it is common and will mend shortly.   

Epidurals DO NOT raise the possibility of an intervention.  

When you "transition," you'll have an overpowering sensation of gloom.  

Between thirty and forty percent of new mothers receive inductions.  

Pink posts a video of a heart on a cloud to remember her late father.