Labor and Delivery
If you're overdue, can you safely speed things along on your own? Our experts weigh in.
Smart packing is in the bag.
Four things that drip, itch, leak, spot and discharge during pregnancy that could signal labor or a problem (but are probably no big deal.)
Try these positions to ease your pain and discomfort during contractions.
The lowdown on different types and what they mean.
From the first contractions through transition and birth, we get the lowdown on labor stages from Lamaze.
These 8 hospitals, with their cutting-edge amenities, are making celebrities, like Gwyneth Paltrow, and non-celebrity moms alike feel pampered as they push.
New research shows that confidence is key when it comes to childbirth. Here are the most common labor and delivery fears from moms-to-be--and how you can face them down.
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Most water births are successful, but sadly, this one was not.
Healthy habits to practice in your third trimester.
What you need to do before you give birth, broken down by trimesters and weeks.
A universal symptom that probably means you're OK
Your due date has come and gone. Here's how passing the 40-week mark can affect your pregnancy and delivery.
Some women breeze through childbirth. Others find it excruciating. Know what to expect and how to find relief.
Try these simple, natural pain management techniques as your labor progresses.
Every mom needs to have her hospital bag packed and ready for the big day. So, what's in your bag? Think comfort. Think essentials. And think stress-free as possible. Check out our list of must-have products.
A Fit Pregnancy editor takes us behind the scenes at the C-section delivery of her twins.
How breathing may be the only parenting tool you need
How to start working your birth plan during pregnancy.
Reduce your pain and stress during delivery with these tips from the pros.
The pros and cons of 11 common labor positions.
Cause for worry, or not so much? Polyhydramnios (high fluid) is a rare condition, but here's what you need to know about it.