What Is the Apgar Score? for Parents
The Apgar score is the very first test given to a newborn, done right after birth in the delivery or birthing room.
Natural Childbirth for Parents
Some women choose to give birth using no medications at all, relying instead on relaxation techniques and controlled breathing for pain. Get more information on natural childbirth.
Staying Healthy During Pregnancy for Parents
During your pregnancy, you'll probably get advice from everyone. But staying healthy depends on you - read about the many ways to keep you and your baby as healthy as possible.
Preparing for Multiple Births for Parents
Are you expecting more than one baby? Find out how to take care of yourself and prepare for your multiple birth experience.
Cesarean Sections (C-Sections) for Parents
Many babies are delivered via cesarean sections. Learn why and how C-sections are done.
Find out what the experts have to say.
Dealing With Pain During Childbirth for Parents
Learning all you can about childbirth pain is one of the best ways to help you deal with it when the time comes.
A Week-by-Week Pregnancy Calendar for Parents
Our week-by-week illustrated pregnancy calendar is a detailed guide to all the changes taking place in your baby - and in you!
Birthing Centers and Hospital Maternity Services for Parents
Where you choose to give birth is an important decision. Is a hospital or a birth center right for you? Knowing the facts can help you make your decision.
Birth Plans for Parents
The reality of labor and birth may seem extremely far off - but now's the time to start planning for your baby by creating a birth plan that details your wishes.