Articles & Expert Guides on Labor & Birth

Medically-reviewed expert guides, tips, real-life stories, and articles on Labor & Birth.

What are the 4 Stages of Labor?

What are the 4 Stages of Labor?

By Peanut
First Night Home from the NICU: What to Expect

First Night Home from the NICU: What to Expect

By Dr. Frankie Harrison
What is Dystocia? Obstructed Labor Signs, Symptoms & What to Do

What is Dystocia? Obstructed Labor Signs, Symptoms & What to Do

By Catherine Craik
Evening Primrose Oil for Labor: What’s the Story?

Evening Primrose Oil for Labor: What’s the Story?

By Alicia Wallace
Placenta Encapsulation: The Risk of Placenta Pills

Placenta Encapsulation: The Risk of Placenta Pills

By Keshia Sophia Roelofs
What Does Effacement Mean in Pregnancy?

What Does Effacement Mean in Pregnancy?

By Tassia Agatowski
Baby Born at 33 Weeks: Your 33-Week Preemie

Baby Born at 33 Weeks: Your 33-Week Preemie

By Keshia Sophia Roelofs
Baby Born at 31 Weeks: Your 31-Week Preemie

Baby Born at 31 Weeks: Your 31-Week Preemie

By Tassia Agatowski
Baby Born at 32 Weeks: Your 32-Week Preemie

Baby Born at 32 Weeks: Your 32-Week Preemie

By Tassia Agatowski
Baby Born at 34 Weeks: Your 34-Week Preemie

Baby Born at 34 Weeks: Your 34-Week Preemie

By Tassia Agatowski
Everything You Need to Know About Your C-Section Scar

Everything You Need to Know About Your C-Section Scar

By Keshia Sophia Roelofs
What is a Husband Stitch? And Is It Even Legal?

What is a Husband Stitch? And Is It Even Legal?

By Keshia Sophia Roelofs
Does Sex Induce Labor? Here’s What You Need to Know

Does Sex Induce Labor? Here’s What You Need to Know

By Mairi Bunce
What is an Orgasmic Birth and 5 Ways to Have One

What is an Orgasmic Birth and 5 Ways to Have One

By Keshia Sophia Roelofs
13 Natural Ways to Induce Labor Naturally

13 Natural Ways to Induce Labor Naturally

By Keshia Sophia Roelofs
What to Do About Swollen Feet After a C-Section

What to Do About Swollen Feet After a C-Section

By Deborah Vieyra
How to Read and Understand Contractions on a Monitor

How to Read and Understand Contractions on a Monitor

By Keshia Sophia Roelofs
Bloody Show in Pregnancy: Is Labor on the Way?

Bloody Show in Pregnancy: Is Labor on the Way?

By Tassia Agatowski
5 Safe Ways to Go into Labor Tonight, According to Real Moms

5 Safe Ways to Go into Labor Tonight, According to Real Moms

By Tassia Agatowski
Flu-Like Symptoms Before Labor: What to Know

Flu-Like Symptoms Before Labor: What to Know

By Cassidy Parker