"Culturally, we're obsessed with women suffering as much as possible during childbirth," writes Kasey Edwards.
Babies delivered by C-section were 64 per cent more likely to grow up to be obese than were their brothers and sisters delivered vaginally.
The current practice is to use plastic clamps, but some mums are choosing a homemade alternative.
A new mum has shared photos of her caesarean section scar to prove she did not "take the easy way out" when giving birth to her son.
These things do not make you any more or less of a mum, and they do not mean you child will be any less happy.
Expectant mothers in Canberra will soon have the option of giving birth at home as part of the first publicly-funded trial in the ACT.
You did it! Your baby is safely out and in your arms and the relief is overwhelming. Now there's the placenta.
An adorable photo of a little boy and his dad enjoying skin to skin contact with newborn twins is melting hearts everywhere.
It is possible for a woman to go through labour with the amniotic sac intact as this incredible footage shows.
I became pregnant for the first time when I was working in obstetrics and gynaecology. At the time, a lot of people asked me if delivering babies before I was going to have my own 'bothered' me.
New dad Sebastian Zwalf has learnt very early on that parenting is about adapting to the unexpected.
From the outside it looked like Allison Goldstein was blissfully happy. She had a new baby, a loving husband, and was part of a close knit-family.
Returning to work after having a baby can be daunting, and when you're experiencing postnatal depression or anxiety it can seem even more overwhelming.
The classic image of a newborn baby happily nestled in the proud parents' arms is one we are all familiar with. Many of us are lucky enough to have one on the mantelpiece, but some families miss out on taking this photo.
Your guide to support and resources for postnatal depression, anxiety and other kinds of antenatal and postnatal mental health.
It may sound like an April Fools' joke, but the team behind these nappies really think that urine-activated messages of love will cure postnatal depression.
Some days I can be surrounded by people yet still experience feelings of loneliness.