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OB

6 positions for labor

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

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.

Preeclampsia? Be proactive

Your obstetrician will keep a close eye on your blood pressure during your pregnancy—but there are other signs you can watch for on your own.

Moms, dads and doulas

Today's mom has all sorts of options for labor and delivery, but one thing that never changes is the need for strong support.

‘It’s God’s gift’

Mary Lou, Sue and Christina celebrate three generations of caring for mothers and babies.

Screening for disorders

There's a good reason every new baby will have a Band-Aid on his heel—and it's not just because the state mandates it.

A handy word for labor and delivery

There's a lot to know as you prepare, but one word in particular stands out against the rest: Flexibility.