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labor

New option for postpartum depression

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

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.

Ready for the 5 P’s?

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

The richest moment

That magical hour after a baby is born is called the golden hour—and for good reasons.

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.

The heavy toll of long workdays

Work weeks in excess of 55 hours are especially harmful to women who strive to balance the demands of labor with home life.

Pregnant? Plan it like a duchess

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

That feel-good ingredient

Alongside its central role in the biomechanics of labor and delivery, oxytocin helps strengthen the mother-baby bond.

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.

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