A lack of sleep during pregnancy doesn't just make the mom-to-be tired - it can make labor and delivery tougher, too.
Allowing a mom in labor more time to deliver her baby can cut the chance of cesarean delivery in half.
This free printable baby name checklist will help you narrow your list down to come up with the perfect baby name.
When will you give birth? Scientists have uncovered a signal to tell when a pregnant woman is about to start labor.
Almost two-thirds of women who attempt a natural (vaginal) delivery - VBAC - after having a cesarean section for their first birth are successful.
Research as found many benefits of skin-to-skin contact between mothers and newborns immediately after birth, particularly after cesarean section.
A certain aspect of ultrasound technology could offer an early indicator of whether a pregnant woman is at risk of premature birth.
Lesia Pettijohn and her husband, Jon, used a GoPro camera to capture the birth of their baby boy - right in the front passenger seat of their car.
Popular women's magazines can actually affect whether women decide to have a more natural childbirth or not.
Many women - including several celebrities - are choosing to eat their own placentas. Is there any actual benefit?
To give birth efficiently, work with your body and stay upright - standing, walking and kneeling will all help labor progress.
More than half of women in reported trying various natural ways to induce labor at the end of pregnancy. Here are some things they tried.
Research shows that the amount of time a woman spends in labor doesn't seem to impact her memories of labor pain.
In this sweet letter to her unborn son, one mom shares her thoughts on the last night of her fourth and final pregnancy.
Neuroscientists have discovered how oxytocin acts on individual brain cells to teach a mother to respond to her baby's needs, helping with bonding.
Suspecting that a baby might be large baby is not a medical reason to give birth before 39 weeks, according to two major medical organizations.
Research shows women utilizing an exercise ball were half as likely to undergo a cesarean surgery and delivered babies faster than those who did not use it.
Want to do have an easier, less-painful birth experience? One totally natural thing you might try is something so simple: a gentle water workout.
From Contingency Operating Base Speicher in north-central Iraq, Lt. Col. James Baker watched as his wife Amanda gave birth to their son, Jesse James B... Read more...
The APGAR score is a quick and easy measurement of a newborn's response to birth and life outside the womb. Here's how it works.
A researcher is tackling a new and inventive way to slow down - and perhaps prevent - preterm labor.
A new study shows that women who have another baby right away also have shorter pregnancy lengths, and a greater risk for preterm birth.
One overlooked way could potentially cut the risk of twin preterm birth in half, particularly in super high-risk twin pregnancies.