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OB

What to know before a C-section

For moms-to-be, it's essential to know what's in store.

That feel-good ingredient

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

Top 5 delivery positions

Most women give birth lying on their back, but that doesn’t mean you have to do the same.

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.

6 positions for labor

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

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.

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