Learn about positions that might help you relax and ease pain during labor.
Vaginal tears during childbirth are common. Learn about different kinds of vaginal tears and how they can be treated.
Understand the possible risks and how to plan and prepare for a home birth.
Is your water breaking? Find out how to tell and what's next.
VBAC — vaginal birth after cesarean — is possible for many women. Know what to consider before choosing this option for delivery.
Find out who can benefit from stimulating the uterus to contract to start labor and why.
Find out what happens during the different stages of labor and birth.
Understand the pros and cons of various labor and delivery pain medications.
Know exactly what to expect as your due date approaches and your body prepares for delivery.
Planning a vaginal delivery? Find out when an incision between the vagina and anus might be needed during childbirth.