It's the article we've wanted to see for AGES – and it's finally here, thanks to good ol' Mail Online.
According to the report, it's not that easy to determine whether or not you're in labour.
And did you know, epidurals are not the only form of pain relief? A water birth, a warm shower and even a back massage could go a long way in offering relief.
Oh, and that saying about being so scared you wet yourself didn't come about for nothing. There's a strong chance your baby will empty their bowels upon entry into the world… (And you might too – SORRY!)
Get the full story on the Mail Online.