Quoting Dr. Angelface:" i'm debating how much i'm going to want her in the hospital. i know we are going to have a big recovery ... [snip!] ... out before the baby is born.......the only thing i'm worried about is her being scared of all the hospital stuff...... on me..."M was there during my entire labor, she only had to go home @ the end because it was late. She wasn't afraid at all.