Most mamas-to-be stress over the decision to have a natural, vaginal childbirth, yet all birth is natural. What we should be focusing on is not the details in how our babies come to us, but how we can best be supported before, during, and after childbirth.
Labor & Birth
Birth should be an empowering experience. Here you’ll find information on how to prepare for labor, birth care options, vaginal vs. c-section births, what to pack in your hospital bag and more.
You’ve heard your doctor throw around terms such as “cephalic” and “occiput posterior” when describing your baby’s position, but what do they mean? Here’s your complete guide…
Confused about the vast array of tests that are available to find out whether your unborn baby has a genetic disorder? Our simple guide explains all your options.
Love the idea of having a natural birth in the comfort of your own home? Here are some factors to consider before taking the leap…
With clinical studies showing a reduced need for medical intervention when a doula is present and mamas like Tia Mowry-Hardrict and Amy Schumer singing their praises, we’re seeing a huge surge in the popularity of hiring a doula. From birth plan advocacy to providing emotional and physical support throughout labor and delivery, here’s why you may want one by your side.
Don’t let the words “advanced maternal age” scare you – you can still have a healthy pregnancy in your forties! Here’s everything you need to know…
Psychologist Dr. Hannah Cassedy details the often-overlooked condition, postpartum anxiety.
Becoming a mother is a momentous thing. We chat with a photographer capturing birth in its many beautiful forms.
Families dealing with pregnancy complications face not just physical, but also emotional and logistical challenges. Psychologist Dr. Hannah Cassedy offers guidance for when complications arise.
While not always a choice for some, here are 9 surprising and awe-inspiring benefits of a vaginal birth.