An expert is saying birth media may be setting birth up as a negative experience.
I just can't shake the feeling that my entire labour was not what it should have been.
Childbirth isn't a competition. Being the first to leave hospital and battle through your pain isn't a badge of honour.
Research focuses on the benefits for the baby. But what about the mother?
Instead of being a joyous experience, their baby’s birth can be terrifying for some fathers, writes Cindy Lever
Researchers are taking a closer look at the role Facebook, Instagram and Twitter plays in the "golden hour" after birth.
How would you describe the pain of childbirth?
Over-dramatic, anxiety-provoking and violent language should be kept out of the birthing suite.
Bringing a child into this world is the best thing I have ever done.
Alyssa and Peter Kent's twin girls Madeleine and Charlotte were born at just 24 weeks. This is the story of their birth.
I don't recall even a moment of joy. I don't remember anything except my own bottomless panic.
'I hated touching him, I hated looking at him - I genuinely thought that I hated him.'
If a woman's principal feeling toward her child is disinterest, it may be a sign of postnatal depression.
'Being in a psychiatric ward without my baby felt like hell': mums explain the importance of mother and baby mental health units
Mothers explain why Mother and Baby Mental Health Units are so important.
Postnatal depression is much better understood today. Not so its darker sister, postnatal psychosis.
"I had daddy depression."
While childbirth is often a joyful event, it rarely unfolds exactly how we think it will.