Women in the U.S. are more likely to give birth early compared to women in other developed nations. What makes the U.S. different?
In addition to shared culture and values, a Black physician can offer Black patients a sense of safety, validation and trust
The pandemic has dramatically changed the pregnancy experience and the U.S. may have 500,000 fewer births as a result.
Fear of the pandemic and historically poor outcomes for Black women giving birth in hospitals is fuelling a demand for home births.
Here's what you need to know about the COVID-19 pandemic causing moms and newborns to leave the maternity ward earlier than usual.
Each labor and delivery is different, so there's no one "right" way to do it. But this midwife thinks it may be time to take a new look at birth practices and interventions in the U.S.
A home birth can be a safe and natural way to give birth, but you need to discuss it with your partner, make sure you're a good candidate and be prepared.
A leading group of U.S. pediatricians is encouraging parents to donate to public cord blood banks after the birth of their children.
30 Oct 2017Pregnancy & Postpartum
The U.S.'s leading group of obstetricians and gynecologists is warning against a new trend where babies born by C-section are "seeded" via cotton swabs with vaginal microbes from the mother.
27 Oct 2017Pregnancy & Postpartum