Labor and Delivery
If you're overdue, can you safely speed things along on your own? Our experts weigh in.
From C-section scar healers to postpartum nutrition--and of course, lots and lots of pelvic support--these items will help ease your postpartum recovery so you can focus on your new little one.
Your jaw will drop.
Try these positions to ease your pain and discomfort during contractions.
Four things that drip, itch, leak, spot and discharge during pregnancy that could signal labor or a problem (but are probably no big deal.)
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.
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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Healthy habits to practice in your third trimester.
A universal symptom that probably means you're OK
Cause for worry, or not so much? Polyhydramnios (high fluid) is a rare condition, but here's what you need to know about it.
How to start working your birth plan during pregnancy.
Smart packing is in the bag.
These 8 hospitals, with their cutting-edge amenities, are making celebrities, like Gwyneth Paltrow, and non-celebrity moms alike feel pampered as they push.
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
Your due date has come and gone. Here's how passing the 40-week mark can affect your pregnancy and delivery.
What you need to do before you give birth, broken down by trimesters and weeks.
Breastfeeding is truly one of the most natural things in the world--so natural, in fact, that a newborn baby can crawl to his or her mother's nipple when placed on her stomach just hours after birth. You gotta see it to believe it.