Labor & Delivery

Stages of Labor


What to Expect at a Baby Friendly Hospital

New Mom: What to Expect During Your Hospital Stay

Understanding and Preventing Postpartum Hemorrhage

Baby's Almost Here: Managing Risks as You Approach Delivery

Fall Prevention for New Moms: In the Hospital

How many weeks is a "full-term pregnancy"?

What happens if I go into preterm labor?

What is a birth plan?

What is a doula?


What is a midwife?

What is Lamaze?

Natural Childbirth (Unmedicated Delivery)

What is a forceps/vacuum delivery?

What is delayed cord clamping, and will it help your newborn?

What are some risks of delayed cord clamping?

What is a retained placenta?

Is it OK to check my own cervix for dilation?

Is an episiotomy better than tearing naturally?

Labor complications: what is chorioamnionitis?

My baby is head down in labor. What does that mean?

Tocophobia: the fear of giving birth

What is a shoulder dystocia?

What is a birth plan?

What is an amniotic fluid embolism?

What is cord tissue and placenta tissue banking?

Cesarean Section