Confession: I primped before I pushed

Two weeks before my due date I got a pedicure and, before I left for the hospital, I took 20 minutes to wash and blow dry my hair - yes, during contractions! Was it vanity? Or was I making an effort to look and feel my best for the most important day of my life?


I prefer to think I was focusing on the importance of the day and not the inevitable photos but, if I'm honest with myself (and you, dear reader), I'm not so sure...

Am I alone? Has anyone else primped before pushing?

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