I've attended births before, but this time I'll be about 16 weeks or so into my own (first) pregnancy, and am worried about that contact high getting my own hormones going, kwim?
Has anyone read about this being dangerous, bringing on premature labor or something?
I think I've read too much Ina May.....
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I think as long as you are mindful to take good care of yourself during the labor (drinking enough, etc) then you should be fine.