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.
Expectant moms often try to plan as many aspects of their upcoming delivery as they can. But one thing they might not consider is what type of pain relief they will choose if they need to have a C-section.
A leading group of U.S. pediatricians is encouraging parents to donate to public cord blood banks after the birth of their children.
Pregnant women who've had a cesarean delivery in the past should not plan a home birth because they face a higher risk for complications, researchers warn.
14 Dec 2016Pregnancy & Postpartum