Childbirth

Parenting a small child isn't easy. Ulcerative colitis makes it even harder.
The International Association of Professional Birth Photographers announced its contest winners.
New research suggests we really must look at the potential impact of racism and implicit bias on women's outcomes.
Out-of-pocket costs for maternal care have soared in the past 12 years, research finds.
“I’m constantly in awe of the female body and what it’s capable of," one woman said.
"I loved my birth experience. Nothing was stolen from me."
The story behind the viral photo is a tribute to nurses everywhere.
Delivery nurse Tara Drinkard told the new mom, "Guess what? ... My sister is a twin and we are both going to be in your delivery.”
Ashlee Wilkenson has had five kiddos, and five very different birth experiences.
Us Weekly reports the baby may already be close to two months old.
"So proud to feel like myself again," wrote the actress and singer, who welcomed her third child on March 19.
Sara Peach's labor was induced because of preeclampsia, and she spent most of her son's first day separated from him. Here, she tells her story.
Plus: This model is fighting for the Latinx and disability communities.
Doctors believe new mom Mangayamma Yaramati is the oldest woman in the world to give birth.
Childbirth was going as expected until suddenly I felt an explosion in my stomach.
After Diana Sanchez told jail staff multiple times that she was in labor, she eventually gave birth alone over a pad on her cot.
The Reddit co-founder shared on NYT Parenting about the complications his wife, Serena Williams, experienced when giving birth to their daughter, Olympia, in 2017.
A new WalletHub report shows that Vermont is a pretty great place for parents and their newborns.
Brazil's government doesn't want to talk about "obstetric violence," but that won't end mistreatment of pregnant women.