Birth
Celebrity

Christina Ricci Learned Her Baby’s Full Name After Her Husband Shared It On Instagram

by Morgan Brinlee

“He got so excited he put it on Instagram,” Ricci said, adding that media outlets immediately picked up the name — before she’d learned it.

Health

Apparently You Can Actually Get Pregnant Really Soon After Giving Birth

by Lindsay E. Mack

Important PSA.

Pregnancy

What Is An Anterior Placenta?

by Angelique Serrano

While not generally a cause for concern, here's what you need to know.

Postpartum

What Does It Mean When Postpartum Bleeding Stops & Starts Again? Experts Explain

by Ashley Ziegler

Everything you need to know about postpartum bleeding.

Labor & Delivery

Here’s What’s Going On With Your Cervix After Childbirth

by Abi Berwager Schreier

Your cervix plays a pretty important role in the delivery process, so it makes sense there would be some changes.

Birth

Here’s What Happens If Your Baby Is Breech

by Sarah Jaffe

You still have some options!

Celeb Babies

James Van Der Beek Welcomes 6th Baby & Shares Heartfelt Message About Pregnancy Loss

by Morgan Brinlee

“Humbled and overjoyed to announce the safe, happy arrival of Jeremiah Van Der Beek,” the actor announced Monday.

Life

Study Finds Even More Americans Are Choosing Not To Have Kids

by Morgan Brinlee

Their reason? Fifty-six percent said they just don’t want to become parents.

Pregnancy Sex

Can You Have Sex While In Labor? 2 Women Share How They Got It On Before Delivery

by Michelle Horton and Mackenzie Sylvester

Plus, how to make sure you’re doing it safely.

Motherhood

These 35 Vintage Maternity Ward Photos Prove That Motherhood Is Timeless

by Ashley Jones

Some things never change

Celebrity

Gwyneth Paltrow Says She “Almost Died” During Her Daughter’s Birth

by Morgan Brinlee

“My daughter was an emergency,” the actress and businesswoman said of Apple’s 2004 birth via C-section.

Birth

11 Things Butt Contractions *Actually* Feel Like

by Jamie Kenney

There’s no holding back — literally.

Hormones

Everything You Need To Know About The Pregnancy Hormone Relaxin

by Angelique Serrano

The hormone may play a major role in conception, pregnancy, and delivery.

Pregnancy

Can Being Scared Cause You To Go Into Labor?

by Angelique Serrano

Experts share what "scares" could potentially cause early contractions. (Hint: It's not the kind that come from a viewing of Halloween).

Labor

Waking Up Sweaty In The Middle Of The Night Doesn’t Always Mean Labor’s Coming

by Tiffany Eve Lawrence

It’s just another way to feel uncomfortable during pregnancy.

Pregnancy

6 Signs Your Baby Is Engaged & Arriving Any Minute

by Olivia Youngs

Like, any minute.