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childbirth world

New option for postpartum depression

The FDA has approved a new medication specifically for postpartum depression. The catch: It has some tight restrictions.

Relaxin—how much is too much?

Hormones play a formidable role all throughout pregnancy and childbirth. And sometimes it's a delicate balance.

Ready for the 5 P’s?

Try this fresh perspective on pregnancy and childbirth to help you prepare for labor and delivery.

When rest is best

You might feel like you want to sleep all the time during pregnancy. It's essential to know how and when to balance out your sleep life.

Pregnant? Plan it like a duchess

The benefits of doulas, hypnotherapy and mindfulness are plain to see—even when you're royalty.

Don’t let King Louis dictate your delivery

History tells us that some labor and delivery practices arose from whimsy—which means you should often do what feels natural and comfortable to you.

Top 5 delivery positions

Most women give birth lying on their back, but that doesn’t mean you have to do the same.

Eating for two this holiday season?

Stay hydrated and keep protein and carbs top of mind.

Top tips for labor prep

Exercise, affirmations and other smart approaches can get you ready—and excited—for baby's delivery day.

The midwife model

Certified nurse midwives can add a whole new dimension of care and quality to your birth plan.

Baby blues—or something worse?

Anxiety and depression can afflict pregnant moms and new moms alike. Know what to watch for and when to get help.

Just breathe

There's no question about it: Breathing techniques play a leading role on the labor stage.

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