Would you run a marathon without doing any preparation? I hope your answer is no. Similarly, doing some preparation for childbirth is important. Some types of childbirth preparation can also give you useful skills for your new life as a parent.
Here is some solid advice for those who are tempted to comment on the appearance of a pregnant women, whether she is just sporting a tiny baby bump, or heading into her 41st week, try this: “You look lovely!”