Every woman's birth story is different. Some are even downright strange. Here you'll find emotional, inspiring, and even wacky birth stories from real moms.
When Baby Arrives Early: A Birth Story
Amy's Birth Story
Mindy's Birth Story
Paula's Birth Story
Jeannie's Birth Story
3 Unique Birth Stories
One Mom Blogged Through Birth
A near-perfect pregnancy takes a tough turn
She and her best friend have an impromptu girls' night out!
A routine doctor's appointment takes an unexpected turn.
After struggling for years with infertility, she gives birth to a healthy baby girl.
Her surprise baby shower is just the beginning of a night full of surprises.
Could a pedicure bring on labor?
As soon as Mindy's husband saw red, the lights went out.
She feels contractions, but the doctor sends her home. Will she make it back to the hospital in time?
Trouble getting to the hospital is nothing compared to her dramatic delivery!
Obstetricians, nurses, and midwives see some pretty crazy behavior in the delivery room -- and we got them to spill their best stories.
Of the many things I hope to pass on to my daughters, first among them is an arrival story -- like the one my mother told to me.
Real moms tell all! Check out real-life birth stories and then send in your own!
You love to talk about your labor and delivery, so send us your amazing, one-of-a-kind birth story!
How little Grace came into the world.
This mom learned to stay flexible during a trying time.
Amy tells her story of a c-section followed by a vaginal delivery.
This mom gave birth to twins -- after 14 hours in labor. The author of Twinspiration: Real-Life Advice from Pregnancy through the First Year shares her birth story.
One dad's account of the miracle of childbirth.
After years spent stressing over checklists and getting stuff done, there was one thing I couldn't control: my son's birth.
The emotional story of delivering a baby on that tragic day.
Not every passage to parenthood follows the same path. These stories prove that however a bundle arrives, a baby is a joy.
Most women plot out their pregnancy to a T. But Mother Nature's truly in charge. Take it from these moms-to-be, whose birth plans took a last-minute detour to a tunnel, a fire station, and other weird places.