Friends and family will understand.
Just waiting 60 seconds before clamping a premature baby's umbilical cord can dramatically improve its chances of survival, Australian researchers say.
Educator Jessica Williams is investigating virtual reality's potential in midwifery training.
The surprises? Well, I can certainly laugh about them now! Here are a few of the things no one warned me could happen in labour and birth.
Researchers have long tried to discover the best and worst days and times to give birth. But perhaps they've been asking the wrong questions.
I daydreamed about my baby's introduction to the world. I visualised myself a warrior, as women had forever done.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has just released new guidelines regarding cord clamping after birth.
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.
During a birth debrief, the new mother has an opportunity to talk about her birth experience.
The hospital maternity reception is full of expecting parents like my husband and me, waiting for the birth unit tour to start.
It's very common to feel a little stressed in the lead-up to your baby's birth. The reality is one in four pregnant women – under that "pregnancy glow" - feel anxious about giving birth.