C-sections are inspiring a new industry of party planners, makeup artists and caterers, focused on wedding-like spectacles, produced for an audience.
What should parents use instead?
No matter how far you stray from your birth plan, if you are blessed enough to have a healthy baby at the end of it all, try make that your focus.
OPINION: I've given birth both ways - and any woman who opts for a C-section is crazy.
The argument over the safety of home births is nothing new.
Reports suggest the newest royal will enter the world with the help of hypnobirthing, but what exactly does that mean?
It's thought to be the first time foetal head moulding has been captured.
There remains great controversy around when to induce labour, especially for overdue women.
The age at which the average Australian woman is giving birth has risen - and so has legal action for trauma suffered during birth.
Women, including celebrities, are done pretending it's easy. And experts say that's a good thing.
Nancy Ray got the shock of her life after giving birth to her third child, and the moment was captured perfectly.
When it comes to fathers, stigma still abounds.
When the worst time of your life is after your baby is born.
In the midst of a silent battle Megan Blandford took risks to feel something – anything – again.
It took me years to admit I was not okay.
PND affects up to ten per cent of dads during the perinatal period.
The study found the risk of developing PND increased by about 15 per cent.