Research focuses on the benefits for the baby. But what about the mother?
Instead of being a joyous experience, their baby’s birth can be terrifying for some fathers, writes Cindy Lever
Researchers are taking a closer look at the role Facebook, Instagram and Twitter plays in the "golden hour" after birth.
"I don't think it is necessary to watch other women giving birth for it to prepare me for my own birth."
Amy Dawes wants women to be better informed about the risks involved in the use of forceps.
The strict cultural practice of bed rest after birth is widespread in western Sydney, but it could put new mothers at risk of venous thromboembolism.
Researchers find that women's weight is behind significant number of pregnancy complications, including stillbirths.
Sixteen years ago, following three months of birth education, Nadine Richardson and her partner found themselves 36 hours into labour and only two centimetres dilated.
So many new mums have curve balls thrown at them.
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.