Childbirth

The odds of giving birth to sextuplets are estimated at 1 in 4.7 billion.
Because despite years of sleep deprivation, I still remember the early days of motherhood with alarming clarity.
The U.S. has the worst rate of maternal mortality in the developed world, but having doulas makes a drastic difference.
Birth Becomes Her announced its annual photography contest winners.
Photographer Paulina Splechta captured Kayla's emotional reaction.
Police continue to look for the man who raped the patient at Hacienda Healthcare in Phoenix.
Kristen Bell, Pink, Cardi B and more celebrities opened up about labor and delivery.
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.”