Lotus birthing is not all that common - in fact, many of us haven't even heard of it.
Ada Nicodemou has said she will "never be completely happy again" after her son Harrison arrived stillborn last year.
As a doctor who's worked in obstetrics and gynaecology, I often get asked whether I think 'gas' – nitrous oxide – is a good pain relief option in labour.
A new mum claims a doctor left his mobile phone inside her after delivering her baby via caesarean section.
Researchers think evolution may have something to do with making the middle of the night an optimal time for delivery.
New study finds small minority of babies born a week or two before what is now generally considered the point of viability can be treated and survive.
Labor Games may be simultaneously the most brilliant and the most head-shaking game-show idea ever.
"It would be like watching my favourite pub burning down," one guy I know likes to say about childbirth.
The contractions never came. I was sent home in defeat and told to return first thing in the morning.
Rachelle was paralysed at her hen party - but four years later she and her husband have welcomed their first child thanks to a surrogate friend.
The new bub will likely be a bit wrinkly upon arrival.
"I need an ambulance. My wife just had a baby and she didn't know she was pregnant."
He may only be two days old, but baby James Hunter has already helped his model mum silence her critics.
Recovering after birth isn't always as simple as waiting for bruising and stitches to heal.
If someone had ever suggested having a home birth to me, I probably would’ve rolled my eyes or thought they were just a little too “out there” for my taste.
Of all the photos I have of myself, my favourite is the one that was taken directly after the birth of my second daughter.
Sometimes parents need a helping hand. It starts from the moment you see the plus sign appear in the little window on the pregnancy test and never stops.
NSW is the latest Australian state trying to help parents who experience early pregnancy loss. What's the case here?
Birth is yet another area of society where to remove gendered oppression we need to stop moralising and listen to women, despite how confronting it may be.
Men can listen, suggest, hold concerns and discuss. But the final authority on what she does with her body should always be the woman herself.
Deciding where to have your first baby is a personal, and often confusing, decision.
If doing it on your back is out, what's the best position for labour and birth?
When Maxxzandra Ford found out she was 35 weeks pregnant, she was very surprised.
There are so many forms to fill out during your pregnancy, but there is one document though which is more interesting than most - your birth plan.
When you think about labour, your first thoughts are likely to be about pain. Thanks to horror stories from friends, dramatic TV births and general trepidation about the unexpected, most mums-to-be fear the pain of childbirth.
When I fell pregnany I was ecstatic. Then my fear of labour set in. To say I became obsessed is something of an understatement.
When to start epidural pain relief during labour and delivery should be up to the mother, researchers say.
How you position yourself during labour could have a big impact on your comfort levels and how labour progresses.
A common perception is that a woman's body will know what to do in a second labour and the whole experience will be easier than the first time.
Worrying that your baby will be delivered by the side of the road en route to hospital is a common concern for many mothers-to-be. It's especially understandable given the amount of babies born in cars, hospitals corridors and unplanned home births in your favourite TV shows.