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delivery

Your baby’s water world

Amniotic fluid is a dynamic liquid—it does a lot more than make for a cozy womb.

Having a C-section?

Moms who have come before you offer their top tips for preparation and recovery.

Steady, sleepless parent

A newborn in the house means old sleep routines are about to get uprooted.

Thoughts about C-sections

Health officials worldwide are on a mission to reduce the number of cesarean section births.

Expecting? 10 tips to manage the merrymaking

Pregnancy adds a whole new dimension to hectic holiday schedules—but there are plenty of ways to keep life in check.

Epidurals—the upsides and downsides

It's often one of the most effective ways to manage pain during labor—but is it the best option for you?

New baby? Build safe sleep habits

Face-up sleeping and a toy-free crib—just two of many ways to shape the safest possible sleep environment for your new family member.

Breastfeeding’s great for baby—and mom, too

You've long known about the multitude of ways babies can benefit from breastfeeding. But did you know about the unique ways it might help moms?

Pregnant moms gain benefits from exercise

Study: Mamas-to-be who commit to strength training enjoy more energy and experience less fatigue.

Gallstones—the post-pregnancy affliction

For some women, this painful condition arises within a few months of giving birth. Food choices and water intake are your best lines of defense.

Bath time for new babies

There's no ironclad rule on when to bathe your newborn for the first time, but your little one might benefit if you wait at least half a day after delivery.

Loosening up the timetable

Have your baby your way, without feeling rushed in labor and delivery.

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