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Need a Birth Plan Template? 16 Options

Plan your birth experience by making your wishes known! Here are 16 great examples to help you create a customized birth plan that's right for you.   A birth plan is a great way for you to visualize what you want your baby's birth to look like and... more


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How many people can be in the delivery room when I give birth?

My two sisters and I are very close. I'd really like them to be in the delivery room with me and my boyfriend. Is there a maximum number of people I can bring with me when I give birth?


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Will a hospital let me deliver my baby in a different position than on my back?

I just feel like delivering a baby on your back is against the normal urges you would have as a woman. If I deliver my baby in the hospital do I have to be on my back the whole time?


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How do I get over my fear of a c-section?

I know I shouldn't worry about labor and delivery. After all, it's several months away! But I am really afraid of the pain! I also hate needles. And that means I don't want a c-section because it's basically major surgery. The doctor said there's no... more


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What does it mean to be "born with a veil"?

What does it mean to be "born with a veil"? I overhead someone saying that a friend's baby was born with a veil, and that it means that the baby has special powers. I highly doubt that's true (the person who said this is into New Age stuff... more

Baby Grips IUD in Epic ‘Mirena Fail’ Birth Announcement

New mom’s hilarious post goes viral after contraceptive device found during C-section. Baby birth announcements are pretty common, but this mom’s post has the internet in stitches! After giving birth last month, Lucy Hellein shared a staged picture of her newborn son holding her Mirena intrauterine device, which she says was... more

Fraternal Twin Sisters Give Birth Within Hours of Each Other

The sibling duo said they did not coordinate their pregnancies. In an incredible coincidence, fraternal twins Danielle Grant and Kim Abraham each gave birth to a baby boy at the same hospital only a few hours apart. The 32-year-old sisters who live in Toms River, New Jersey, were both due on... more


Signs You're Going Into Labor Soon

At my checkup today, the OB/GYN said my baby and I look great! I'm excited to meet him (or her) in six months! I admit, though, that I'm already nervous about labor. I worry that I won't know it's happening. My doctor reassured me with... more