Labor Support

Having someone you trust by your side during labor and delivery can provide comfort and ease the birth process. Here you'll learn about labor support, how to find it, and what support methods might be right for you.

6 Alternatives to Epidurals During Labor

If you’re not a candidate for an epidural, you still have options when it comes to pain management during labor and delivery.
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The Perfect Labor and Delivery Nurse Gift

Wondering how to thank your labor nurse? We went straight to the source so you know just how to show your love and appreciation for the person who helped you through it all. 
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Pushing During Labor: More Isn't Better

Let's call this the "push paradox." See why coached pushing may not be the best thing for you when you're in labor. 
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The Ultimate Delivery Room Playlist

Music has an undeniable power to alter your emotions and mood—so what you listen to during delivery is very important. One doctor weighs in on Spotify.
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When Labor Stalls: Common Causes and What You Can Do

A stalled labor could lead to a C-section. Learn the reasons why labor could stop—and what can be done when it does.  
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Woman Evacuates During California Wildfires...While in Labor

Talk about a dramatic birth story! This woman was in labor when California wildfires forced her to evacuate the hospital.  
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More Labor Support

15 Labor & Delivery Support Tips Just for Dads

Dads, here's advice for you, from veteran moms and experts who know what really happens during labor—and how you can help.
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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.