Pregnancy and Childbirth Articles

Helpful information to guide you through every day of your pregnancy - and to help you prepare for an amazing natural birth!

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5-Step Birth Prep and Labor Guide for a Smooth, Natural Childbirth
A sweet newborn baby is a wonderful thing… especially when you're holding that baby after doing the work to prepare[...]
Real Mom's Stories: Natural Birth Stories, Hospital Birth Stories, Home Birth Stories, Water Birth Stories, and More!
Natural birth stories are a lot of fun to read! Check out these 138 honest stories from real moms, organized[...]
Simple Steps to Prepare for a Natural Birth
What happens to your body during labor and childbirth? How can you prepare yourself for a successful natural birth? Is[...]
How to Decide if Homebirth is Right for You
Hours after I started pushing, I finally listened to my midwife and stood up. My baby came rushing out one[...]
Why Birth Plans Don't Work (and How to Write One that Does)
Every mom-to-be is encouraged to write a birth plan: a long list of what you definitely want and what you[...]
Pictures of Birth, Bellies, and Babies
There is something about natural birth and beautiful babies that just takes your breath away.  I cannot count how many[...]
Birth Supply Lists for Every Birth Place
Birth supplies, hospital bags, loading the car for the birth center... all of it is an exciting part of planning[...]
Inspiration for Natural Childbirth
Above moment captured by Photo: Art by Jessica, serving Aurora CO & Tucson AZ This page is a collection of[...]
Childbirth Education Overview
Childbirth education classes cover the basics of labor and birth. What you learn and how useful it is for natural[...]
Natural Childbirth Basics
Plan a safe, natural childbirth for your baby. Information is power: this page is designed to give you the info[...]

Top Pregnancy Topics

Trying to Conceive a Baby: The Step-by-Step Guide & Planner
After two miscarriages, Tina knew all the right answers. "There's nothing you could have done." "The baby just wasn't viable."[...]
The Ultimate Guide to a Fabulous Pregnancy
An amazing, healthy pregnancy means a good birth and a healthy baby - and that's a beautiful thing. Knowing exactly[...]
Prenatal Care & Testing
It's important to know what's monitored during your prenatal care - this makes you aware and empowered with information about[...]
How to Have a Healthy Natural Pregnancy
A healthy pregnancy isn't luck. Sometimes things happen in pregnancy you're not expecting, and sometimes there are pre-existing conditions. But[...]
Due Date Calculator
Our due date calculator is simple to use and gives you a good idea of when to expect your baby.[...]
Your Pregnancy – Week by Week
You, like many moms, may enjoy following along with your baby's development and your pregnancy week by week. Incredible changes[...]


11 Mom-Tested Techniques to Handle Labor Pain... Naturally