This Is What It's Like to Have a Baby on Medicaid, According to Women Who Have Been There
Amidst the pandemic, more women are delivering on state-funded insurance. And while your insurance shouldn't dictate the type of care you get, experts say that sometimes it does. Here, what to expect from having a baby on Medicaid and how to advocate for the best prenatal care possible.
This Dad Ordered a Pizza While His Partner Was In Labor and the Internet Was Outraged
"What's better than becoming a father? Becoming a father and eating pizza!" Umm, no, not exactly...
Why We Need to Stop Talking About Giving Birth 'Naturally'
Here's a closer look at what people really mean when they use the term "natural birth," and why it's time to nix this phrase from the conversation around labor and delivery.
Cervix Dilation Chart: The Stages of Labor Explained in Pictures
During labor, your cervix will dilate to open up the birth canal. Visualize the process with our handy cervix dilation chart, which uses fruit for an easy-to-understand comparison.
Cervical Ripening: Can You Soften Your Cervix for Birth at Home?
Cervical dilation and effacement is necessary for a vaginal birth, but it doesn't always happen like it should. Here's how to encourage cervical ripening with natural at-home methods.