JO HARTLEY Thinking about having your kids at the birth of your baby? Here are some things to consider.
HARRIET ALEXANDER The guidelines that determine which premature infants to resuscitate and when to administer palliative care are under review.
Andrew M Seaman When to start epidural pain relief during labour and delivery should be up to the mother, researchers say.
ALEISHA ORR Word is that Kate Middleton is considering HypnoBirthing when she delivers the new heir to the throne.
Prue Corlette A birth plan is about putting it in writing that a woman's body is to be treated with respect and dignity by her caregivers
Tara Moss Birthzillas, Bridezillas and perhaps all ‘Zillas’ are bad news. It’s amusing stuff, but the thing is, birth plans are helpful for many parents, and an increasing number of obstetricians and midwives request them. There are a number of reasons for this.
Natalie Thomas A new experience is radically altering men's views of childbirth.
GREER BERRY As the waiting game of late pregnancy continues, this mum considers a few things that might hurry things up a little.
Michele Munz There is a perception that women should just be happy they have a healthy baby in their arms. But for women who experienced birth trauma, there's a lot more to it.
AMY CORDEROY A gynaecologist has spoken out against current caesearean policies, saying that directives to reduce c-section rates are actually putting women at risk.
KIRAN CHUG I know my decision won't be popular, but I believe that every woman has the right to choose how they have their baby. And my caesarean gave me the most control over how I felt about my body and my child's birth.
Kiran Chug For my first child's birth, the theatre was crowded with doctors. My baby was pulled out of my tummy and it wasn't how nature intended.
GREER BERRY How has the world continued on its pace when mine has been altered so drastically?
Letitia Rowlands Did you worry about how you would look "down there" after giving birth? This mum-to-be found plenty of women willing to share their knowledge.
LINDY ALEXANDER While celebrating the birth of their children, parents can get up to some activities others might find a little odd - but they know it works for them.
Melanie Mahoney 1:36pm Twin brothers have become dads on the same day - with their partners giving birth in the same hospital, with the same midwife, and even in the same birthing pool.
Melanie Mahoney A baby who was born at 23 weeks has survived her first week of life outside the womb.
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