As I awaited the birth of my seventh child, I found myself reminiscing and reflecting on the births of his siblings, too. Even with all my experience (and let me tell ya — it's pretty extensive), there are always surprises along the way!

 If you're preparing mentally and physically for the intense and life-changing experience of delivery, this list might come in handy as you anxiously await your baby to enter this world!

What are the signs of labor?

The signs that indicate that labor has begun can vary from woman to woman and pregnancy to pregnancy.

Here are some signs that labor might be coming:


Losing your mucous plug

Water breaking


GI Changes

Cervical change (Consistent cervical change is the only real indication that labor is happening)

Listen in as I chat about the six signs that labor is near.


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