birth

  1. Hookups, Breakups & Babies

    Chris Hemsworth's wife in hospital preparing for birth

    The world is about to get two new warriors cast down to live among us humans: Chris Hemsworth and wife Elsa Pataky are on the brink...
  2. Women's Health

    How IVF affects breastfeeding

    Women who have a C-section or use assistance to conceive are more likely not to breastfeed, a study says.
  3. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Only a midwife for me

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    Whether you work with a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM), Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) or lay midwife, you deserve holistic,...
  4. New Moms

    Birth photos: The moment I became a mom

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    That first time when a mother greets her newborn child is a life-changing moment forever etched in time. In honor of Mother's Day,...
  5. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Childbirth classes: Should you take one?

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    Pregnant and getting ready for birth? Childbirth education is an important part of preparation. But, it's not as simple as just...
  6. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Birth photos: How low should the camera go?

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    Are you thinking about having your baby's birth photographed? You know, from down south? Moms share their stories about how extreme...
  7. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Tips for the first stage of labor

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    Do the mysteries of what to expect during labor and delivery have you feeling anxious? You can relax a little bit when you have...
  8. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Forceps during delivery

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    You dream of the perfect delivery and birth of your baby, but your bun in the oven may have plans of his own. Although forceps are...
  9. Having a Baby

    Birth disappointment: When things don’t go as planned

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    The main goal of a pregnancy and birth experience is a healthy baby, right? Of course, but you cannot discount a mom's feelings when...
  10. Special Needs

    Birth announcements for children with special needs

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    Families share how they approached the idea of including a personal note in their extra-special birth announcements after welcoming...
  11. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    What are baby-friendly hospitals?

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    The term “baby friendly” sounds wonderful, but you may not be 100 percent sure what it means. Here’s a quick rundown on what would...
  12. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Everything you need to know about C-sections

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    Having a C-section is first and foremost the birth of your baby, but it's also major surgery. Here's everything you need to know...
  13. Television

    Oxygen Media set to premiere I'm Having Their Baby

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    Oxygen's new series I'm Having Their Baby provides viewers with a look at the adoption experience by chronicling birth mothers as...
  14. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Mom survives placenta percreta and 35-gallon blood transfer

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    San Antonio mom Gina Walker, 31, miraculously survived the birth of her fifth child after a rare complication nearly took her life...
  15. Parenting Humor

    The dirty truth: 6 gross facts about birth no one tells you

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    Maybe you didn’t think childbirth was going to be a unicorn fantasy, but you also probably didn’t know that you might poop on the...
  16. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Special Deliveries: Celebrity Mothers Talk Straight on Birth

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    More Business of Being born creators Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein are presenting an online screening of Special Deliveries: Celebrity...
  17. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Robin Lim, CNN Hero of the Year, helped improve birth outcomes in Indonesia

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    Mother and baby outcomes in the island nation of Indonesia are less than ideal, with a high infant mortality rate and unequal access...
  18. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Celebrity moms: Cindy Crawford

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    You already know that Cindy Crawford is a supermodel and probably also know that she’s a supermom. But did you know that she...
  19. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Celebrity moms: Kimberly Williams-Paisley

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    After giving birth to her first son, Huck, Kimberly Williams-Paisley wanted to explore different options for her second pregnancy.
  20. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Celebrity moms: Christy Turlington Burns

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    When Christy Turlington Burns gave birth to her first child, Grace, she opened herself up to two new roles: new mom and maternal...