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10 Pregnancy Must-Haves To Prepare For Your Royal Arrival
We hope Kate Middleton packed her labor bag! Her little bundle of joy is due any day now. Do you know what you'll need on the big day? If you’re expecting soon and want to ensure you have everything ready-to-go check out this list of the 10 best pregnancy must-haves...
10 Things You Ought To Know About The Lamaze Technique
Forget what you know about Lamaze! It's not just about breathing, birthing balls and overly attentive spouses. The Lamaze technique relies on the mother understanding her body and the process of labor so she can make informed decisions about what she needs during birth...
The Professional, The Chiller Or The Monster: The 8 Types of Women We Turn Into When We Give Birth
Doesn't matter if you're having a home birth, natural birth or begging your OB/GYN to give you pain meds, every woman has her own particular style when it comes to giving birth. Some of us have to scream our way through it, some of us like to make bargains with Mother Nature to get by...
15 Not-So-Cute Facts About Giving Birth
Anxiety can spike in the months before women, particularly first-timers, give birth. Labor is one of the most stressful processes the human body goes through. Luckily, Mother Nature recruited the one gender strong enough to withstand this pain and handle all the yucky...
Baby Doesn't Want To Leave His Mom: Newborn Baby Moves Us To Tears
This new born baby was delivered by C-section and doesn't want to leave his mom to get cleaned up. This incredible video shows the special and instant love that a mother and child have. If you're feeling a bit broody, you're probably gonna need some tissues handy...
Real-life labor: Unique birth stories
See what these moms have to say about why birthing isn't as bad as you think.
Vaginal blood loss: Bleeding during pregnancy
Having a baby can be both the most exciting and worrying time of your life. You have so much to look forward to and yet it's easy to get caught up with the things that spell trouble. Up there at number one is probably blood loss, right...
How to prepare for a new baby: 5 steps to make things easier
There's nothing more precious than the time you'll spend with your first newborn, but you can make those special moments even better by staying organized and preparing for their arrival. Our favorite newborn expert gave us five tips on getting your house, your health and your mind baby-ready...
VBAC delivery: All you need to know about Vaginal Birth After Cesarean
Trying for a vaginal birth after having a previous child by cesarean can be a daunting decision to make. If you're considering VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) you'll want to know all the facts: What it is, how to prepare for it, the risks and complications involved and the rewards...
Yummy baby food recipes for a healthy family
Try these tasty homemade baby food recipes to keep your little one happy...
Everything You Need To Know About Your Water Breaking
The idea of your waters breaking during pregnancy can be a bit of a weird concept to get your head around.
Contractions: Everything you need to know
If you're pregnant then it's important to know what to expect when it comes to contractions - so here's our essential guide...
Ways to prepare your man for labor
Here's how to make sure your partner has the emotional support to be able to deal with a traumatic labor or emergency caesarian
Your assisted delivery questions answered
Pregnant and worried about what could go wrong in labor? Put your mind at ease about assisted delivery.
Water birth: Is it right for you?
Giving birth isn't the most fun thing, let's face it. And that's mainly because it's pretty painful.
Early signs of labor: How to know you're giving birth
It's common to get strange feelings throughout your body during pregnancy, so how do you know when you've actually gone into labor?
Positions for labor: The best positions to give birth
When you think of a woman giving birth, what do you imagine? Is it a woman lying on a bed, legs apart? It might well be, because that's what TV and movies would have us believe is the best labor position...
Stages of childbirth: childbirth stages in images
Don't be afraid of giving birth. Your body already knows what to do - here's the pictures that prove it.
Epidurals: For or against?
We take a look at the pros and cons of epidurals, along with testimonies from mums and midwives.
Hypnobirthing: All you need to know
Many women swear by hypnobirthing for a relaxed - even comfortable - birth. What is it, and could it work for you?
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