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Statistically speaking, nearly 1 in 3 births in the United States is a Cesarean, which means there's a decent chance if your wife or girlfriend is pregnant, you'll be watching her uterus get sliced open.

Here are some helpful tips for all the parents who'll be standing by on that big day:

1. Dressing like a doctor does not make you a doctor.


The dress code for a Cesarean birth is straight-up hospital scrubs. There's also a lot of downtime for the dad, so do your best to avoid the temptation to roam the halls reenacting scenes from Grey's Anatomy or Scrubs. I don't know if impersonating a doctor is a felony but it definitely should be.