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“Remember this, for it is as true as true gets: Your body is not a lemon. You are not a machine. The Creator is not a careless mechanic. Human female bodies have the same potential to give birth well...

“Remember this, for it is as true as true gets: Your body is not a lemon. You are not a machine. The Creator is not a careless mechanic. Human female bodies have the same potential to give birth well...

“Remember this, for it is as true as true gets: Your body is not a lemon. You are not a machine. The Creator is not a careless mechanic. Human female bodies have the same potential to give birth well as aardvarks, lions, rhinoceri, elephants, moose, and water buffalo. Even if it has not been your habit throughout your life so far, I recommend that you learn to think positively about your body.” ― Ina May Gaskin

“Remember this, for it is as true as true gets: Your body is not a lemon. You are not a machine. The Creator is not a careless mechanic. Human female bodies have the same potential to give birth well as aardvarks, lions, rhinoceri, elephants, moose, and water buffalo. Even if it has not been your habit throughout your life so far, I recommend that you learn to think positively about your body.” ― Ina May Gaskin

Card is titled "The Third Trimester...¦" An illustration of a pregnant woman in profile. There is a talk bubble coming from her belly which says "I can’t wait to meet you, Mom! Thank you for giving me 39 weeks to grow and have the best chance of being healthy!" National Child and Maternal Health Education Program logo A program of the National Institutes of Health Learn more about letting your baby choose his or her birthday at http://www.nichd.nih.gov/ncmhep/isitworthit…

Card is titled "The Third Trimester...¦" An illustration of a pregnant woman in profile. There is a talk bubble coming from her belly which says "I can’t wait to meet you, Mom! Thank you for giving me 39 weeks to grow and have the best chance of being healthy!" National Child and Maternal Health Education Program logo A program of the National Institutes of Health Learn more about letting your baby choose his or her birthday at http://www.nichd.nih.gov/ncmhep/isitworthit…

Title is "Let Baby Set the Delivery Date"  Babies need at least 39 weeks to grow before they are born.  Illustration of a pregnant woman in profile says "39 weeks? But I'm ready to deliver now!"  Between 37 and 39 weeks, the baby goes through critical development of the brain, lungs, and liver.  Your baby's brain at 35 weeks weighs only 2/3 of what it will weigh at 39 to 40 weeks. (Adapted from material developed by the March of Dimes.)  Babies born before 39 weeks have a 20% greater risk of…

Title is "Let Baby Set the Delivery Date" Babies need at least 39 weeks to grow before they are born. Illustration of a pregnant woman in profile says "39 weeks? But I'm ready to deliver now!" Between 37 and 39 weeks, the baby goes through critical development of the brain, lungs, and liver. Your baby's brain at 35 weeks weighs only 2/3 of what it will weigh at 39 to 40 weeks. (Adapted from material developed by the March of Dimes.) Babies born before 39 weeks have a 20% greater risk of…

Babies need at least 39 weeks to grow before they are born. Between 37 and 39 weeks, the baby goes through critical development of the brain, lungs, and liver. Your baby's brain at 35 weeks weighs only 2/3 of what it will weigh at 39 to 40 weeks. Elective delivery prior to 39 weeks increases the mom's risk of postpartum depression, stronger and more frequent contractions, and the need for a cesarean delivery.

Babies need at least 39 weeks to grow before they are born. Between 37 and 39 weeks, the baby goes through critical development of the brain, lungs, and liver. Your baby's brain at 35 weeks weighs only 2/3 of what it will weigh at 39 to 40 weeks. Elective delivery prior to 39 weeks increases the mom's risk of postpartum depression, stronger and more frequent contractions, and the need for a cesarean delivery.