Do Babies Poop in the Womb?
Anywhere from 12 to 20 percent of babies poop in the womb. While it’s not usually cause for concern, infants can sometimes inhale poop-stained amniotic fluid, leading to meconium aspiration syndrome. Here’s what parents need to know.
What to Do If You Go Into Labor During a Hurricane
Whipping winds, pounding rain, a blackout and a hospital evacuation— here's how one brave mom weathered a storm of historic proportions to welcome her little bundle.
Powerful Post Pays Tribute to Labor & Delivery Nurses
In many cases, birth wouldn't be possible without L&D nurses, and this post serves as a much-needed reminder of that fact.
What Back Labor is Really Like
Back labor is characterized by contractions in your lower back, just above the tailbone. Learn more about why it happens and how to relieve back labor pain.
How to Time Your Contractions
Timing is everything when it comes to labor, but do you know how to track contractions correctly? Here’s how to monitor contraction spacing and duration, which lets you know when to head to the hospital.
What Labor Contractions Feel Like From Start to Birth
What do contractions feel like? Experts explain the causes of contraction pain and what to expect throughout labor.