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Creating a birth plan can prepare you for the arrival of your baby. Here's a guide to help you decide which options are best for you.
Yes, giving birth is painful, but you may be able to make it easier on your mind and your body by using these techniques
Don't forget to pack an advance directive in your overnight bag
Two best friends, one shared pregnancy. Photographer Keri Duckett shares the incredible photos of the birth of baby Josie, after one best friend made the...
Actress-turned-activist Ricki Lake talks about her own birth experiences, how The Business of Being Born changed her life, and why she felt the need for More Business of Being Born...
Postpartum depression, an absent husband, new-mom body issues, and other surprises you may encouter after giving birth
Her new book, Your Best Birth, aims to educate moms-to-be about midwives and home birth, and tells you how to take control of the labor experience, even if you're giving birth in a...
Why you might want a less medical birth, in a hospital or at home, from Ricki Lake's book, Your Best Birth
One mom’s story of why the experience of new motherhood resonates in our lives -- even years later
Scheduling an earlier delivery date might create complications for your infant
More than 1,000 moms revealed how they really felt about giving birth
What you always wanted to know about childbirth but were too mortified to mention. Plus, learn the 16 early signs of pregnancy...