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.
Researchers are taking a closer look at the role Facebook, Instagram and Twitter plays in the "golden hour" after birth.
Anna Davis, bereaved mum of Alby Fox, has welcomed a fourth baby.
I was lucky enough to be able to do it.
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"I don't think it is necessary to watch other women giving birth for it to prepare me for my own birth."
To prove how magical - and vital - medicalised births are.
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 found the two day antenatal course had the potential to drastically reduce the number of caesarean births, leading to huge healthcare savings.
"I guess it's kind of second nature to me to pull babies out."
Women often express a fear of giving birth en route to the hospital, and these fears have some basis.