How would you feel about having a male midwife assist your baby's birth? For a growing number of mums, the idea is a reality - and the experts all agree that it's something that should be encouraged.
With proper medical attention, water birth is a legitimate and safe way for women to give birth and can help manage pain in labour.
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.
A childbirth course that dramatically reduced the rate of medical interventions has raised serious questions.
Not sure who to visit for care, and where you should have your baby? Here's a guide.
During a birth debrief, the new mother has an opportunity to talk about her birth experience.
Will a doula try to take over? My baby is being born and I want to be there for the birth.
I realised labour is more like strength training than I ever knew. And your coaching team has a lot to do with how empowering the experience is for you.
We've shared stories of gentle caesareans before, but a new video shows a new option called a 'natural caesarean'.
As I lay on the hospital bed, fully dilated and numb from the waist down, I heard the words I was dreading.
Birth is an unpredictable, mysterious process that intrigues us all, and there is a lot of misinformation out there.
Hypnobirthing most certainly isn't about clucking like a chicken with Daryl Somers in front of a room full of gullible idiots.