Childbirth

When the Mt. Sinai West Birthing Center closes, mothers will lose a space that prioritized "natural" birth.
"Over the years, birth partners are in the shadows and feel powerless, but they don’t realize how powerful their attentiveness and empathy really are."
Reducing maternal mortality by half, California is U.S. outlier in “despicable” trend.
The rapper told Jimmy Kimmel no one had prepared her for a certain common childbirth procedure.
A dramatic 200 percent increase in postbirth conditions like sepsis has disproportionately affected women of color.
I faced an unimagined reality: I would need to birth a baby that was dead.
"It’s rare to hear that our helicopter launched with seven people on board but [we] were preparing to land with eight."
The singer encouraged women to honestly share their feelings after giving birth, saying it could save lives.
Postpartum depression affects 1 in 9 women. Here's what you need to know.
"Hard Knock Wife" is truth serum for all the moms out there looking for camaraderie, and all the pregnant women searching for unfiltered guidance.
Let's start with the difference between a doula and a midwife.
"I want them to treat us with the same care and concern that they show white women and children.”
"Mother May I?" allows women to share their horrific delivery room stories.
We celebrate bodies that squeeze into tight jeans after squeezing out a baby. But we don’t acknowledge the more superhuman part of the birthing effort. You know, the part that requires grit and strength, and is bloody and terrifying, even when things go right.
I’m hopeful that I will one day figure out a way for Caleb to be part of my public life.
On the welcome psychic assault of reading literature about becoming, or not becoming, a mother.
Oh, and did we mention this all happened in a foreign country?
Some of these photos may be considered NSFW.
As the world eagerly awaits the arrival of the royal baby, we’re taking a peek inside the Lindo Wing, where Kate Middleton
The legend about Julius Caesar seems suspect.