By Darrell Brown
How to worry less and enjoy your journey to parenthood
By Alice D. Domar, PhD
Make the right decisions for you
By Shane Drahos, MD
Prepare for a healthy pregnancy, no matter your age or stage
By Shermeeka Hogans-Mathews, MD
Pregnancy, postpartum and your moods
Ease your discomfort — simply!
By You & Your Family
Pregnancy Ovulation Calculator
How to prepare your older child for the new arrival
By Debra Danforth, MS, ARNP, FAANP, and Kayli Kapec, BS
Finding the right provider for pregnancy and delivery
By Elizabeth Shashaty, MD
Elizabeth Shashaty, MD, responds to your questions on crying, development and healthy weight gain
By Margaret K. Chory, MD
Margaret K. Chory, MD, responds to your questions about the special day
By Nighat Ahmed, MD
Shots to consider, whether you’re at home or traveling the world
Always let your kids know that they have what it takes
A month-by-month guide
Is haircolor safe? Will having sex harm your baby? Is there a correlation between a large appetite and having a boy? Here’s what science can back up.
By Sarah Kleinman, CNM
The when, why and how of initiating delivery
Consider the benefits of additional support
What’s safe, what’s not.
What to expect, plus tips and reminders for each month.
By Craig L. Bassinger, MD
Your life is changing forever. It’s for an amazing reason, but life as you know it will never be the same.
By Philip Hess, M.D.
Learn about how today’s technique works.
Solutions to infertility.
By Adair R. Heyl, Ph.D., and Pete S. Heyl, M.D.
Being well informed and making decisions ahead of time can help make labor and delivery progress more smoothly.
Setting the stage for labor.
What you need to do while your baby is still an idea.
By Patrick J. Bromley
Nothing is as expected, but now everything is as it should be.
What to expect before, during and after your baby arrives.
You can donate your baby’s stem cells for public use, or store them for private use.
By Hilary Larkin, PHD
Our Fragile child’s life mattered so much
Handling physical discomforts on the job.
By Susan Mann, MD
Choose a provider and location for the best birth experience possible.
Proper packing can make your hospital stay more comfortable.
By Craig Kraffert, MD
Craig Kraffert, MD, responds to your questions
Embrace your role as a hands-on caregiver.
By Lynsey Caldwell Owen, MD, FACOG
Symptoms, risk factors and ensuring you get the help you need.
You may not realize that almost one in every three mothers gives birth via cesarean.
Congratulations, you’re pregnant! Here’s how to better understand how your fetus is developing during the next nine months.
Picking the right provider and expressing your preferences can create an empowering delivery.
By Hope Ricciotti, MD
Saving C-sections for those who really need them.
10 Empowering tips from an ob/gyn who has experienced delivery from both sides.
By Chemen M. Tate, MD
5 Tips on easing discomfort.
By The March of Dimes
What you need to know.
A passionate dad’s tale.
What to expect during the stages leading up to your baby’s arrival.
By Mimi Wachendorf, Fradinho, MD
ACOG advises against routine episiotomies.
Knowing your options and stating your preferences ahead of time will help work toward the best outcome.
Group-based prenatal care is the #1 choice for many moms-to-be. Healthcare is changing, and prenatal care is no exception.
Smart solutions: What you may experience during pregnancy, how to cope and when you need to call your healthcare provider follow.
It may be hard to imagine how you will respond to the powerful physical and emotional aspects of labor, but you are bound to be more comfortable if you are surrounded by a team you trust before, during and after your birth.
By Lamaze International
10 Ways to manage pain.