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Childbirth

Counting on TENS

Labor pain relief comes in many forms, but the handy little TENS unit is a non-pharmacological approach with no known side effects.

Patient Story

Surviving the unsurvivable

Born with her liver and other organs outside her body, Karlee endured more than a dozen lifesaving surgeries. Today, she’s a vibrant 7-year-old.

New option for postpartum depression

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

Patient Story

One family, two miracles

As a new baby makes his way into the world, his great-great-grandfather fights to survive a major heart attack.

Spotlight on maternal depression

New moms face a host of changes in a short period of time. It's essential they have resources to navigate the fourth trimester.

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.

AI enters the delivery room

Silicon Valley has paired artificial intelligence with the everyday iPad to track blood loss experienced by mothers during 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.

Patient Story

‘I would never go anywhere else’

A distance of 150 miles couldn't separate one expectant mom from regular appointments with the midwife who guided her through four pregnancies.

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.