Labor, delivery, and a bikini wax
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Then, afterward, the cameras come out. The baby is cute and the husband is dressed and well-rested, but mom? Well, if your pictures look like mine, you look sweaty, pale, and exhausted.
According to the New York Post, some moms -- influenced by today's celebrity mom lifestyle -- are taking steps to look their best in their post-labor pictures. Some are even planning appointments around their due date, making sure that they have fresh manicures, pedicures, hairstyles, and even bikini waxes.
I'm not ashamed of my post-labor photos, but they definitely aren't pretty. What about you (or your wife/partner if you're a man) -- did you primp for labor, or was beauty the last thing on your mind?