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A Photographer's Powerful Photo and Message for a Mom After Birth

A PHOTOGRAPHER'S POWERFUL PHOTO AND MESSAGE FOR A MOM AFTER BIRTH

After a child is born, that newborn baby generally becomes the center of everyone's attention. One photographer recently captured an...

Eating Disorders and Long-term Depression Risk Among Mothers Linked

EATING DISORDERS AND LONG-TERM DEPRESSION RISK AMONG MOTHERS LINKED

Women who have had an eating disorder at any point before childbirth, even if it was years earlier in adolescence, were more likely...

 
 
 
Antibiotics Post Assisted Delivery Reduces Infection Rate

ANTIBIOTICS POST ASSISTED DELIVERY REDUCES INFECTION RATE

Preventative antibiotics after assisted childbirth almost halve maternal infection rate and reduce overall antibiotic use.

Skin-to-skin cuddles will help baby Sussex adjust to life outside the womb

SKIN-TO-SKIN CUDDLES WILL HELP BABY SUSSEX ADJUST TO LIFE OUTSIDE THE WOMB

Val Willcox, an antenatal teacher at the National Childbirth Trust based in Essex, has urged them to get to know their new arrival...

 
 
 
Ryan Reynolds Is About to Be a Dad of 3, Which Means More Quotes Like These About Birth

RYAN REYNOLDS IS ABOUT TO BE A DAD OF 3, WHICH MEANS MORE QUOTES LIKE THESE ABOUT BIRTH

Blake Lively is expecting her third child , and while we're superexcited for the whole family, we'd be lying if we didn't say we're...

Try not to freak out about thinning hair

TRY NOT TO FREAK OUT ABOUT THINNING HAIR

Of the many surprises pregnancy and childbirth throws you, the post-partum hair loss feels most cruel.

 
 
 
Getting my tonsils out as an adult was worse than childbirth

GETTING MY TONSILS OUT AS AN ADULT WAS WORSE THAN CHILDBIRTH

OPINION: It's a common surgical procedure. How bad could it be?

States weigh bans on shackling jailed moms during childbirth

STATES WEIGH BANS ON SHACKLING JAILED MOMS DURING CHILDBIRTH

SALT LAKE CITY - Michelle Aldana gave birth to her first child chained to a hospital bed. Then serving time at the Utah state prison...

 
 
 
Childbirth at 50 is as safe as 40: Study finds no increase in risks to the mother and baby 

CHILDBIRTH AT 50 IS AS SAFE AS 40: STUDY FINDS NO INCREASE IN RISKS TO THE MOTHER AND BABY 

Data on 242,771 births at a hospital in Israel found childbirth risks do jump drastically once a mother passes 40. But after 50, there...

Multiple Sclerosis Does Not Worsen Following Pregnancy

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS DOES NOT WORSEN FOLLOWING PREGNANCY

Childbirth may not increase the risk of relapse of multiple sclerosis. Women can safely undergo pregnancy, breastfeed their babies...

 
 
 
Gallbladder Removal Surgery During Pregnancy Linked to Adverse Maternal Outcomes

GALLBLADDER REMOVAL SURGERY DURING PREGNANCY LINKED TO ADVERSE MATERNAL OUTCOMES

Pregnant women, when faced with painful gallstones, should consider postponing surgical treatment until after childbirth as it may...

Amy Schumer's Sister-In-Law Surprised Her With a Horrifying Cake About Childbirth and It's Quite the Sight

AMY SCHUMER'S SISTER-IN-LAW SURPRISED HER WITH A HORRIFYING CAKE ABOUT CHILDBIRTH AND IT'S QUITE THE SIGHT

Here's a perfect example of life imitating art, well... sort of. Amy Schumer's sister-in-law, Molly Fischer, gave her the ultimate...

 
 
 
Doctor Told Goldie Hawn at Kate Hudson's Birth, “Get a Little Closer, You Might Fall In

DOCTOR TOLD GOLDIE HAWN AT KATE HUDSON'S BIRTH, “GET A LITTLE CLOSER, YOU MIGHT FALL IN

Kate Hudson welcomed her third child, a daughter named Rani Rose , on Oct. 2, and three months later, Kate and her mom, Goldie Hawn...

The United States of epidurals: Women in rural states like Maine are least likely to get the shot

THE UNITED STATES OF EPIDURALS: WOMEN IN RURAL STATES LIKE MAINE ARE LEAST LIKELY TO GET THE SHOT

Nearly 75 percent of women get an epidural pain-reliever during childbirth, but those rates vary widely and women in rural states like...

 
 
 
These Babies Were the First Ones Born in 2019, and What a Way to Ring in the New Year!

THESE BABIES WERE THE FIRST ONES BORN IN 2019, AND WHAT A WAY TO RING IN THE NEW YEAR!

While some of us were celebrating with glasses of Champagne or snuggling on the couch waiting for the ball to drop with the TV blaring...

Pelvic Floor Disorders Risk Varies by Child Delivery Mode: Study

PELVIC FLOOR DISORDERS RISK VARIES BY CHILD DELIVERY MODE: STUDY

Women's risk for pelvic floor disorders varies depending on their childbirth delivery mode, finds a new study.

 
 
 
Breast cancer shoots up 80% for women after giving birth for the first time, study reveals  

BREAST CANCER SHOOTS UP 80% FOR WOMEN AFTER GIVING BIRTH FOR THE FIRST TIME, STUDY REVEALS  

Childbirth has mysterious affects on breast cancer risks. Over awoman's lifetime, having children lowers risks, but after her fist...

88-year-old mother reunites with daughter she thought died during childbirth

88-YEAR-OLD MOTHER REUNITES WITH DAUGHTER SHE THOUGHT DIED DURING CHILDBIRTH

Because she was an unwed mother, hospital staff told her the baby had died.

 
 
 
New Discovery Could Lead to Safer Drugs to Save More Women in Childbirth

NEW DISCOVERY COULD LEAD TO SAFER DRUGS TO SAVE MORE WOMEN IN CHILDBIRTH

Development of a safer drug may be on the horizon to save more women in childbirth, found new study.

The Book Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Read - and It's Not About Baby!

THE BOOK EVERY PREGNANT WOMAN NEEDS TO READ - AND IT'S NOT ABOUT BABY!

We prepare for pregnancy by tracking ovulation and taking prenantal vitamins. We spend nine months going to doctors appointments, following...