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Childbirth: What to Reject When You’re Expecting

Consumer Reports describes nine childbirth procedures often overused and not medically necessary when you're expecting.

Home Birth Guidelines

The American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendations for protecting mom and baby during home birth.

Belly Breathing For Labor

Learn how to perform belly breathing for labor and then move on to coordinated pushing.

Cutting the Cord

Waiting to clamp the umbilical cord may benefit baby.

Epidural for Labor & Birth

Get the 411 on epidurals with this demonstration of the whole process.

Premature Birth

Many expectant mothers may be under-informed about the risks of pre-term birth.

Giving Birth – Once a C-Section, Always a C-Section?

Once a C-section, always a C-section? Should having a caesarean section always lead to a surgical delivery in the...

Monitoring Childbirth

What's the best way to measure contractions? Comparison of using an external instrument or a device placed into the...

Newborn Screening Saves Babies

A simple newborn screening test saves babies lives. Every new mom needs to be informed.

Delivery Room Privacy

Are delivery room videos invasive? It's all about your comfort level when it comes to personal privacy.

C-Section Concern?

For some premature babies, C-sections may create more problems, without providing more benefits.

Where to Have Your Baby

A new study looks at the benefits and risks of giving birth outside the hospital.