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labor

Postpartum ponderings

New guidelines recommend an OB/GYN visit within three weeks of delivery—with other visits as needed for three months.

Pregnancy’s itchy palms, itchy feet

A little-known condition during pregnancy comes with some telltale signs.

Ready, set … action! The sequel

Don't let pop culture fool you into thinking labor and delivery are harder—or easier—than they really are.

Ready, set … action!

If you want to learn the truth about birth, labor and sudden delivery, you'll need to look beyond pop culture.

More than just an itch

If you're battling a particularly brutal bout of itching, you may want to undergo testing for cholestasis of pregnancy.

Let the sunshine vitamin in

Vitamin D isn't just for winter—it can be taken year-round, especially if you're an expectant mom.

Change your baby’s DNA

All it takes is a hug and a cuddle to set your little one on the right path.

6 positions for labor

Gravity and birth balls go a long way in shortening a tough process.

The home stretch

Hiccups, kicks, wiggles and ... eating vernix? Your baby is up to all sorts of things in the final trimester.

It’s a new NICU, baby

For the mom who can't make it to the NICU, there are high-tech and low-tech options to connect with baby.

Study: Pain relief won’t delay labor

New research may debunk the long-held notion that epidurals prolong labor.

Special post for moms headed home

Moms need to know what signs and symptoms to watch for after their baby has been delivered.

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