VBAC refers to vaginal birth after cesarean, and this is becoming more common as the cesarean rate has risen. Learn about finding a provider who will attend this type of birth with help from a [More]
Prodromal labor is sometimes referred to as false labor, but this is somewhat of a misnomer because prodromal labor is the period leading up to the first part of labor. Discover how prodromal labor can [More]
Perineal tears may occur during childbirth, but prevention starts with good nutrition, because tissue that is exposed to a good diet will have more elasticity. Learn about perineal massage starting at 36 weeks of pregnancy [More]
Delivery of the placenta is the last stage of labor, and the placenta is the organ that sustains the baby’s life inside the uterus, or womb. Learn about patient delivery of the placenta with help [More]
A hard labor may mean different things to different women, as it may signify pain, length of labor or something else entirely. Discover the importance of support in a hard labor with help from a [More]
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