Labor & Delivery
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!

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.

Birth

11 Things Butt Contractions *Actually* Feel Like

by Jamie Kenney

There’s no holding back — literally.

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

Turns Out, You Can Dilate Pretty Far Before You Actually Go Into Labor

by Kelly Mullen-McWilliams

But how far?

Pregnancy

What You Need To Know About Sex After A Membrane Sweep

by Angelique Serrano

I mean, if you’re trying to jumpstart labor, this double whammy sounds helpful.

Am I In Labor?

What To Pack In Your Hospital Bag When You’re Having A Baby

by Ashley Ziegler

Above all, do not forget the car seat.

Pain Management

Everything You Need to Know About Getting An Epidural

by Jennifer Parris

OBs explain the truth behind the pain management medication.

Pregnancy

Please Just Pee After Sex

by Autumn Jones and Caroline Hogeveen

Even if you’re trying to jumpstart labor.

Am I In Labor?

These Are The Real Signs of Labor, According To Experts

by Jennifer Parris

So you know when your baby is about to be born

Labor

Oh Yeah, Orgasms While Masturbating Could Help Induce Labor, Too

by Meg Kehoe and Angelique Serrano

And you don’t even have to do any extra work.

Mental Health

Could Increased Anxiety Mean You'll Go Into Labor Soon? Experts Explain

by Jamie Kenney

Don’t be surprised if you’re feeling stressed.

Labor

How Swimming During Pregnancy Affects Your Body

by Abi Berwager Schreier

Enjoy all that extra buoyancy.

Labor Signs

9 Early Signs Your Baby Is On The Way

by Ashley Ziegler

Buckle up.