Labor And Delivery

When the big day arrives, knowing what to expect can ease your anxiety.

Nurse ties a mask to her face before a c-section

Once a C-Section, Always a C-Section? Not So!

There’s more than one way to give birth, however you’ve done it before!

Ready For Multiples? Consider the Risks

With the promise of infertility treatments comes the increased chance of multiple births and the risks they pose

Speak Up To Reduce Childbirth Complications For Black Women

Being black and pregnant raises the risk of maternal death significantly.

No Place Like Home – Even for Birth?

The pros and cons of welcoming your newborn at home.

Hospital Bag Must-Haves for You and Baby

Here’s a prepack checklist for your upcoming delivery

Learn Before Labor: Top 5 Questions on Episiotomies

Answers about cuts, tears and what happens “down there” during labor.

Your Funny-Looking Bundle of Joy

Why your newborn may not have a picture-perfect debut.

Skin-to-Skin Contact: Bond With Your Newborn

Both you and your baby win when you hold your newborn skin to skin.

Second Stage of Labor: Baby On the Move

The real work begins as you push your baby out.

A Midwife Might Be Right for You

What do you know about this life-long health partner?

Healthy Pregnancy With Diabetes: You Can Do It!

The keys are planning, a great health care team, and good blood glucose control – months before you’re pregnant.

Surviving Bed Rest Without Losing Your Sanity

Find out how to survive — and thrive — while on bed rest.

10 Weird and Wacky Things That Happen to Your Pregnant Body

Exactly what is that baby doing to your body? Learn how pregnancy changes your body and what steps you can take to feel better.

Woman holding baby

What In the World Is Vaginal Seeding?

There isn’t enough evidence yet to support this way of promoting gut health in C-section babies.