The risks of a baby dying or suffering complications during a natural breech birth are "very small", experts say.
The joy of a newborn being welcomed into an adoptive family has been captured.
About one in ten women will need surgery years after childbirth. But it's not for the reasons you think.
While many discard the placenta without giving it a second thought, there are some other options.
Sales of maternity trousers that allow Muslim women to cover up while giving birth have surged.
No one in the world has greater proscriptions on her behaviour than a pregnant woman in the developed world
Like many twins, these two have shared a lot of milestones throughout their lives.
I'd already marked myself as high-maintenance by requiring gluten-free food during my stay.
It's not unheard of for people to say they'd rather give birth again than go through that first post-birth poo.
Anna Higgins came home with empty arms after the birth of her daughter Ellie Mae.
Scientists have discovered that the microbiome of babies born via caesarean is different to that of babies born vaginally.
Here are a few things people don't warn you about: the good, the bad, the painful - and the joyous.
When told that they are having a 'big baby', many women have a lot of fears.
These women will always have space in my heart. With their kindness and care I felt held and safe.
There is no dispute that we need to clamp and cut the umbilical cord, but there remains controversy over how soon after birth this should occur.
Science has established that someone's emotional context of the pain can drastically affect their sense of the pain.
When Beth Clemison noticed her unborn baby was moving less than usual, she became concerned.
If Kate Dyer cries, it is usually when she is alone, in front of her computer, in the early hours of the morning.
Oh, baby! A bub weighing more than six kilograms has been born in a Queensland hospital.
The British actress has given birth to her first bub according to reports.
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.