Pregnancy & Childbirth
Childbirth World

Helping new parents learn about pregnancy, birthing, breastfeeding, nutrition and more.

What does a doula do?

Dads and family are essential, but a doula's special training may bring much-needed support and expertise to the delivery experience.

Moms, dads and doulas

Today's mom has all sorts of options for labor and delivery, but one thing that never changes is the need for strong support.

To eat or not to eat?

It's a great question for labor—and the answer is constantly undergoing change.

The pregnant gardener

There's plenty of enjoyment in gardening—but if you're an expectant mom, you should take extra care to avoid tainted soil.

A call for class

Choosing a childbirth class is a bit like choosing a new phone. There are plenty of options—you just need to choose what's right for you.

Time for baby food?

Don't rush to dole out the baby food—your little one will benefit more from breastfeeding.

Let’s make more milk!

There are ways to increase your milk supply. It begins with the right foods and ample rest.

Not enough milk?

Know the signs to watch for if you're worried about your little one getting enough milk.

Pickles and pregnancy

Moms-to-be sometimes crave the strangest things. It's typically harmless—as long as it's food.

Expecting? Blood type matters

You should know your blood type and your partner's blood type—and learn more about Rh incompatibility.

In labor, use BRAIN

This handy concept offers a great reference for moms as they weigh the risks and rewards of labor choices.

Man’s best friend, meet mom’s new baby

Lay the groundwork ahead of time and your family dog will adjust to your infant without any problems.

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