A mother who decides to drink through her pregnancy puts her fetus in danger. Watch this video to learn about the tragic effects of fetal alcohol syndrome.
Active labor lasts for several hours. Take a look at this video to learn about the types of contractions you'll experience at this phase.
The epidural is a popular way to relieve the pain of childbirth while posing little risk to the fetus. Sounds great, right? Now how does it work? Watch to learn more.
Braxton Hicks contractions don't actually mean you're going into labor. Your uterus is simply preparing for the massive undertaking of labor and delivery. Watch this find out the details!
How do doctors deliver a breech baby safely? What does the term mean? Watch this video to learn more!
Since a C-section is a major medical procedure, recovery progresses slower than if you gave birth vaginally. Get the details in this quick tip.
You have a bit more work to do while your baby is getting cleaned up by the nurses--it's time for the last stage of childbirth. But what else is left to do? Watch this to find out.
Some pregnant women choose to have a midwife rather than an obstetrician deliver their baby. But even after they make that decision, they still need to choose what type of midwife they want to work with. Watch this quick tip for details.
Much like bone marrow, cord blood is transplanted from donors to recipients who meet strict matching criteria. Get the details on what cord blood can treat. Watch this quick tip.
If you have a low risk pregnancy and you're not afraid of giving birth drug-free, a birthing center may be for you. Watch this video to learn more about this delivery option.
Pregnancy alters the strength of a woman's pelvic support, which may lead to prolapse. But is it C-sections or pregnancy itself that does it? Watch this to learn.
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