Nationwide, expectant parents are avoiding the hospital and turning to midwives.
The feminist thinker Sophie Lewis has a radical proposal for what comes next.
The issue kept coming up at Monday’s 2020 Iowa Brown & Black Presidential Forum in Des Moines.
A cis woman gave birth after having a uterine transplant, which has implications for other women born without uteruses.
Mothers in labor are often asked to delay birth to accommodate doctors’ schedules. In many cases, it can have harmful consequences.
Across the United States, politicians are taking steps toward enacting legislation that reduces racist bias against pregnant Black women and infants. But there's still a challenging journey ahead.
An increasing number of American women are choosing to have their babies delivered with fewer interventions.
A year after giving birth, a Toronto-area mother wanted to return the placenta and other things "to nature." Why she would do that in a public park is anyone’s guess.
I narrowly avoided giving birth in my car after midwives said I wasn't ready to be admitted. I'm not the only mom this has happened to, either.
A forum post that asked mothers "anyone else tricked out of epidural?" attracted 1,000 replies in under two weeks.
Alcohol dependency is at a record high, but fewer people are being treated.
While giving birth at home is legal in all 50 states, midwifery regulations in some states limit families’ access to skilled birth attendants.