Labor & Delivery
Labor & Delivery

The Best Advice For Dads During Labor

by Abi Berwager Schreier

Nurses share tips for how dads can support their partner on the big day.

Pregnancy

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

by Kelly Mullen-McWilliams

But how far, exactly?

Labor & Delivery

Pitocin Induction: What It Is & The Play-By-Play

by Abi Berwager Schreier

Experts weigh in on this common way to induce labor at the hospital.

C-Sections

This Is How Your Water Breaks During A C-Section

by Sarah Jaffe

It’s something you never see on TV.

Labor

Can Swimming Induce Labor? Experts Weigh In

by Abi Berwager Schreier

Enjoy all that extra buoyancy.

Pregnancy

How Long Does It Take For Sperm To Induce Labor?

by Jessica Booth

Trying to make your cervix open faster? Read on.

Labor

5 Signs Your Cervix Is Actually Opening

by Abi Berwager Schreier

Here’s what to watch for.

Labor & Delivery

Contractions Can Even Cause Gas, Apparently

by Ashley Jones

It’s the last thing you need right now.

C-Sections

All The Reasons Why You Might Have A C-Section

by Ashley Ziegler

Planned or unplanned.

Birth

Can You Really Choose To Have A C-Section? Here's What You Need To Know

by Ashley Ziegler

Why they’re done, who can request them, and what the process looks like.

Labor & Delivery

Why Can't You Eat During Labor? There's A Legit Reason

by Kinsey Gidick

Here’s what the experts have to say about snacking.

Pregnancy

Can You Be Induced With High Blood Pressure?

by Jessica Booth

Here’s what to expect if your BP starts to rise.

Breech Babies

Can You Tell If Your Baby Is Breech?

by Sarah Jaffe

Everything you need to know about breech babies and how to turn them.

Get Outta There, Baby

What Is Curb Walking & How Does It Help Jumpstart Labor?

by Ashley Jones

At this point, you’ll try anything to induce labor.

Labor

Can A Cervical Check Induce Labor?

by Cat Bowen

They sound scarier than they are.

Labor & Delivery

6 Doula-Recommended Labor Positions To Get Through Contractions

by Tiffany Eve Lawrence

Some may seem weird, but your body will thank you!