While managing labour pains on your own can be daunting, there are a number of natural pain relief options to help you cope until you are admitted to hospital.
Out of all the questions asked of mums-to-be, 'Do you know what you're having?' would be right up there in popularity.
Spotify have teamed up with an obstetrician-gynecologist to create the perfect set for the birthing suite.
Given that that you're going to be labouring for a while, often through times you'd be eating a meal – or at least a snack – is it necessary to eat?
Women who are cared for by the same midwife throughout their pregnancy are less likely to need intervention such a caesarian sections during labour and are less likely to report a traumatic birth, research has found.
We all like to think that we make our choices in fair, reasoned and well-thought out ways. Not many of us would admit that we allowed the media to influence us in our life choices.
Mark Harris has helped deliver 500 babies. And he's now telling fathers what to expect.
There are a fair few ways to distract yourself and beat pains while in labour, but it's probably a rare woman who chooses her dance her way through it.
It turns out silent strength was my role. Just shut up and stand there? Turns out, I can do that.
A 15-minute labour sounds like the thing dreams are made of. But for this Aussie mum of five, it was a reality.
When told that they are having a 'big baby', many women have a lot of fears. But those fears are often unfounded.
The debate about the benefits of placenta consumption is far from over, with new research suggesting the practice might be dangerous.
There's no doubt that post-birth photos can have a powerful effect on women. But are they enough to change the way pregnant women feel about their own impending labours?