Your Options for Delivery Pain Relief

Your Options for Delivery Pain Relief

It's no secret: Having a baby hurts! Luckily, there are a plethora of ways to deal with pain, from medications to breathing techniques.

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Vaginal Delivery

Decided that you want your baby to travel through the birth canal to meet you? Two-thirds of mothers make the same choice!

Cesarean Section Delivery

Thirty percent of babies born in the United States arrive via cesarean section. Here, we'll explore what you can expect during a c-section.

Burping, Bathing and Bathroom Basics

After pregnancy, get ready for newborn baby care! Feeding, burping, and diaper duty go on non-stop - and baby bath time seems to be an invitation for your little boy to pee all over you! This video has some newborn care tips to help you make it through!

Female Anatomy Changes Post-Partum

Your nipples are leaking. You can feel your uterus with your fingers. What's going on and when can you expect it to stop!

Understanding Cord Blood

During pregnancy, you'll need to decide what you want to do with your baby's cord blood. So what exactly is cord blood?

Your Post-Partum Sex Life

You will have to wait awhile to get back on the sex bandwagon. It might not feel like much of a wait though - sex may just be the furthest thing from either of your minds!

Calculating Your Due Date

Now that you're pregnant, you probably want to know when your baby will arrive. This due date calculator video will explain how to calculate when to expect your birth - but don't be surprised if your little one has their own schedule!

Delivery Problems with Baby

Unfortunately, not every delivery goes smoothly. It can help to understand the most common problems that babies experience during labor, and how doctors typically respond.

Everything Epidurals

If you want a way to reduce the pain of labor, delivery, and childbirth, an epidural may be just what you're looking for. You may also want to learn about painkillers, lamaze, or natural childbirth, but this pregnancy video has the scoop on epidurals!

How is Labor Induced?

If your baby needs some encouragement to speed along the delivery, here are some of the ways that doctors commonly induce labor.

Delivery and a Midwife

Don't want your delivery to be with a traditional doctor? You might want to consider an ancient alternative: The midwife.

Multiple Births

If you're expecting twins or triplets, it is important that you eat healthy and regularly visit your doctor. View this video for information on multiple births.

Hospital Stay After Birth

Your baby is here, but it's not time to go home just yet. Here's what will happen after delivery.

Why is Labor Induced?

In the U.S., twenty percent the time labor is started by man, not nature. Here's why.

Your Post-Partum Body

OK, the baby is here, pregnancy is FINALLY over, now what the heck is going on with your body?

Pre-Labor Checklist

Car seat installed so you can legally take your little one home? Check. Baby nail clippers? Check. What else should be on your list?

Your Birthing Plan

Planning how and when your little one comes into the world is a big part of giving birth. Let's look at some common birthing options.

Stretch Marks

During pregnancy your belly will stretch - and so will your skin. If you want to prevent stretch marks or make them fade away post-partum, then watch this pregnancy video.

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