Vaginal Birth

A vaginal birth is the \"natural\" way to deliver a baby. If you're considering a vaginal birth, check out our natural birth tips. Plus learn about what to expect from a vaginal birth, water birth, and more.

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VBAC Stories: One Mom’s Experience with Vaginal Birth After C-Section

I desperately wanted to experience natural childbirth, and I wasn’t going to let my C-section scar—or my doctor’s policy—stop me.
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Pregnancy Confidential Podcast Week 28: Natural Birth

Find out what's going on in week 28 of your pregnancy on this podcast episode of Pregnancy Confidential.
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TOLAC: Can I Have a Trial of Labor After Cesarean?

Trial of labor after cesarean (TOLAC) happens when a woman attempts to give birth vaginally after a previous C-section. Here’s what expectant parents need to know. 
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Vaginal Tearing During Childbirth: What You Need to Know

Scared of getting a tear down there? Here’s why perineal tearing happens—and what to expect regarding your vagina before and after birth.
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12 Tips for Creating a Successful Natural Birth Plan

Birthing your child without drugs isn't easy, but it is possible. Follow these guidelines to increase your chances of having a successful natural birth.
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Epidural or Drug-Free Birth?

Deciding between natural birth vs. epidural? Here, the stories of two very different deliveries weigh the pros and cons of getting an epidural. 
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More Vaginal Birth

HypnoBirthing: Everything You Need to Know

HypnoBirthing is a childbirth education course that emphasizes natural childbirth and teaches self-hypnosis techniques to combat fear and pain during labor.
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Water Birth: Pros, Cons, and What You Need to Know

What is a water birth? Are water births safe for a mother and her baby? Get the facts about this natural delivery experience, and learn about the pros and cons. 
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Natural Labor Tips

Your delivery will be as comfortable as possible with these low-tech strategies for easing the pain.