Labor is intensely painful. Learn about the pros and cons of different options for pain relief in childbirth - both natural and medical methods.
Giving birth… the end of a journey and the beginning of a completely new one. A very special, fantastic, frightening, painful, intense, joyful, weird moment! Like nothing else I’ve ever experienced. Here you’ll find lots of tips and facts related to childbirth as well as real birth stories.
I wish you a safe and wonderful birth of your child!
Attending a childbirth class can be a great way to prepare for giving birth. Learn what to look for in a prenatal class online, why to enroll in one, what types there are and some really good ones to check out.
Have you considered giving birth naturally? Learn about the risks, benefits and how-to's here and what it means in terms of pain.
Find out what it is really like to push during labor and how to do it effectively to avoid tearing and get your baby out fast and safely.
Becoming a mom is unreal, huge, frightening, fantastic... the list goes on and is highly individual. Here are 6 things one woman learned from becoming a mother.
Hiring a doula can make a huge difference for your birthing experience. Learn how you can benefit of a doula and at what cost here. Then decide.
Giving birth in water is quite popular. But how safe is it? Here's what studies conclude on water birth safety.
Learn how to separate so-called Braxton Hicks contractions (false contractions) from real labor. Here's how they feel, what they do…
Are you worried that giving birth will be more painful than you can bear? Learn about the causes of labor pain and how to reduce the pain.
Cesarean births have doubled over the past 30 years. But how safe are they? Here's what recent studies conclude on cesarean risks and safety.
Find the tips you need to prepare for giving birth. The signs of labor, stages of labor, pain relief, birth positions, childbirth videos and much more.
Learn how to write a birthing plan (and why!). Here you find a step-by-step guide to creating your birth plan and free template to help you out.
How much do you know about the stages of labor? One good way to prepare for giving birth is to find out about the process of childbirth.
It might be confusing to sort out what a midwife does compared to a doula or a doctor. We explain it all here to get you all prepared for giving birth!
Learn 8 ways of inducing labor naturally. Read about scientifically proven, unproven and mom proven ways to get childbirth started.
What are the alternatives to the flat-on-your-back birth position? Learn here how to best position yourself throughout the stages of labor and childbirth.
Here are 5 tips to have the birth experience you always wanted. How to create a relaxed, mindful approach to giving birth and get yourself your "birth tribe".
What is the role of dad during childbirth? Well, important! Here are tips and videos on how to prepare and act as a birth partner for dad during labor.