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A woman will never forget the moment she became a mother. Birth is one of the most transforming and important experiences in any woman's life, but unfortunately for many women in this country and around the world it ends tragically.
My sister-in-law just had a baby and she had four hours of labor, pushed for one hour (with seven minutes between contractions so she could rest) while talking to her doctor and holding her husband’s hand, and her beautiful baby boy slid out like a tiny miracle.
Everything was perfect.
I’ve had two C-sections.
A Texas woman has made headlines after giving birth to four babies - two sets of identical twin boys.
Tressa Montalvo, 36, and her husband Manuel, 43, welcomed the quadruplets on Valentine's Day at the Women's Hospital of Texas in Houston.
Ace, Blaine, Cash and Dylan were born by cesarean section on February 14. "We tried to stick to the A-B-C-D theme when naming them," said Tressa in a statement the hospital released.
Brian Austin Green and Megan Fox got lucky when it came to keeping the birth of their baby under wraps - thanks to none other than Hollywood's favorite sunny blonde starlet.
British singing sensation Adele and her boyfriend Simon Konecki welcomed a baby boy on Friday, according to reports.
A family source confirmed the news to People, saying "We are all over the moon."
I have had the absolute joy of giving birth three times. Although I have other secret weapons for labor and delivery, I believe this one is the most important for managing pain, preventing panic or anxiety, and maintaining adequate oxygenation, no matter what type of birth you
My first son was born after a difficult 36 hours of labor. The labor was hard and fast, with protracted contractions 2-3 minutes apart and no more than 4 minutes apart for 30 hours.
Sabrina the Teenage Witch is a mom for the third time over!
Melissa Joan Hart and her husband, Mark Wilkerson, welcomed a baby boy on Tuesday night. Tucker Wilkerson weighed in at 8 lbs and 5 oz.
He joins big brothers Braydon, 4, and Mason, 6, - who are excited to meet the newest member of the family!
Studies have, for a long time, shown that deep breathing, mental imagery, deep massage or acupressure, and the presence of a constant companion or coach during labor can ease labor pains, making the miracle of birth more, well, enjoyable.
In honor of Labor Day, I thought I would take this opportunity to write about something I have lots of experience with - labor.
I’m not talking about the labor of keeping up with the laundry that comes with having so many children, or the labor of trying to meet deadlines at work by writing an award-winning story, or the labor I have recently realized it takes to start dating online.