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I think i’ll die of embarrassment if I poop while having my baby. What can I do: take an enema at home?
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Dr. Maureen Mays
Clinical Lipidology
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In brief: Don't worry.
I have never seen a baby come out without some poop.
Do not take an enema. It will not help. Trust me - when the time comes you will: a) not even notice, and b) not even care. Remember the goal: healthy baby, healthy mama - period. Your life is about to change and poop will, i guarantee, not matter nearly as much! enjoy the rest of pregnancy and delivery -.

In brief: Don't worry.
I have never seen a baby come out without some poop.
Do not take an enema. It will not help. Trust me - when the time comes you will: a) not even notice, and b) not even care. Remember the goal: healthy baby, healthy mama - period. Your life is about to change and poop will, i guarantee, not matter nearly as much! enjoy the rest of pregnancy and delivery -.
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