Alongside its central role in the biomechanics of labor and delivery, oxytocin helps strengthen the mother-baby bond.
Most women give birth lying on their back, but that doesn’t mean you have to do the same.
Exercise, affirmations and other smart approaches can get you ready—and excited—for baby's delivery day.
Certified nurse midwives can add a whole new dimension of care and quality to your birth plan.
Anxiety and depression can afflict pregnant moms and new moms alike. Know what to watch for and when to get help.
There's no question about it: Breathing techniques play a leading role on the labor stage.
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.
Gravity and birth balls go a long way in shortening a tough process.
Today's mom has all sorts of options for labor and delivery, but one thing that never changes is the need for strong support.
Mary Lou, Sue and Christina celebrate three generations of caring for mothers and babies.
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.
There's a lot to know as you prepare, but one word in particular stands out against the rest: Flexibility.
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