A new dad has revealed how he and his wife were 'charged' by a hospital for skin to skin contact with his baby after a c-section.
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.
"No matter what your feelings on children are, childbirth itself is a mystical event," writes Clementine Ford.
Leanne went into labour on July 28, and remarkably, her twin sister Natalie soon followed.
The birth of a baby is always a special occasion, but one couple who welcomed their first child earlier this week had more reason to celebrate than most.
Bethanie Millar didn't believe in miracles - until baby Evelie was born, that is.
It is certainly a birth announcement with a difference, and it just might be the sweetest one we have ever seen.
It only happens around once in every 80,000 births, so this video has captured a very special moment indeed.
When Jessica Stubbins went into labour in the early hours of Sunday morning she told husband Tom to drop her at the hospital entrance before finding a parking spot.