Falling, being in a car wreck, or even acts of domestic or intimate partner violence can be worrisome. Sometimes it may even cause risk to your pregnancy.
Many couples choose to find out the sex of their baby at an ultrasound about midway through their pregnancy. But sometimes those ultrasounds are wrong...
Episiotomy is a medical procedure that scares many people in labor and birth. There is a lot of medical evidence showing you that it is not needed in most cases, but there are ways to discuss this with your practitioner.
Advice for dads who are expecting a baby - from other dads who have been there.
Sometimes your doctor or midwife decides to change your due date in pregnancy. Here's what you need to know before you agree to the change of due date.
Smoking in pregnancy is a big no no. There is a ton of evidence to show you the reasons it is dangerous. It is also important to find the support you need to stop smoking to help you and your baby.
50 things you can do to help ensure a healthy pregnancy.
The call schedule is probably not something you've asked about in your prenatal care. Here are some things you need to know before labor begins.
Suddenly you realize that you need to switch doctors. Maybe it's how you feel when you leave the office, or perhaps it's how you feel dismissed. Maybe your OB even decided to stop catching babies, but here you are in the middle of pregnancy and you need a new doctor or midwife. What do you do next?
How to make your very own baby sock corsages for your baby shower.
A look at the various ways you can become a doula.
Find out what professional labor support person or doula is and how she can help you have a shorter, less complicated labor!
Are you looking for an economical and fun way to make baby shower decorations for your party?
Labor can be a slow process. When is it a stalled labor and what can you do about it?
As with any surgery or procedure, a cesarean section or c-section carries risks to both the mother and baby. Knowing what your risks and options are may help you lower the potential problems.
As the cesarean rate rises you may wonder what control you have over how you give birth. While not all cesareans can be avoided, many can. You do have the ability to influence whether or not you give birth vaginally or by cesarean.
You're excited and you can't wait to share your pregnancy announcement with someone and the day comes and the reaction you get isn't what you expected... what now?
If pregnancy is the best time of your pregnancy - why? Here's my take on it.
The Old Wives Tales abound about the gender of your unborn baby. During pregnancy they are fun to try out to see if you can accurately predict whether your baby is a girl or boy. Ultrasounds and sex selection be gone - this quiz is much more fun!
With multiple birth rates on the rise, you may wonder if maybe your bundle of joy isn't really bundles plural. This quick and easy quiz can help you sort out fact from fiction in the great scheme of things and help you determine if you're possibly having twins!
Induction of labor is fairly common, with Pitocin and breaking your water happening in many labor and births. How can you avoid induction of labor for non-medical reasons.
Everything you need to know about inducing labor including how and why labor is induced the benefits and risks of different types of induction from Pitocin to Castor oil.
A birth story of miraculous quality.
Daddy's Version of Isaac's Birth
A new study finds there are more limits to early pregnancy test kits than were previously thought.