Labor & Delivery

The entire process of labor and delivery can go quickly or it can be excruciatingly slow. Here you'll learn what to expect and how to prepare for labor and the delivery of your baby.

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I'm 37 Weeks Into My High-Risk Pregnancy During COVID-19: Here's What My Doctors Told Me

There's never a good time to carry a high-risk pregnancy, but being weeks away from delivery during a pandemic is one of the worst possible times. Luckily my doctors explained why I'll still be in good hands.
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What Back Labor is Really Like, From a Mom Who Had It

I had no idea that my baby's back-to-back position would cause such a slow and painful labor. It turns out, there are several things I could have done differently to make my back labor experience much more bearable.
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How Long After Being Induced Do You Give Birth? Well, That Depends

If you've been scheduled for , know that your experience will be just as unique as your pregnancy—no two are exactly alike. Here are all the factors that can affect when you'll give birth after being induced.
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Are C-Section Parties Really a Thing?

Wealthy women in Brazil are throwing elaborate celebrations around their elective C-sections. But here's why the trend likely won't be popping up in the U.S. anytime soon.