Yes, it’s possible to tear straight through to your anal sphincter during childbirth. It’s not pretty, but here's how to deal.
I had always been adamant: I didn’t want to give birth at home. But 18 hours into labour, I changed my mind and had an unplanned home birth.
C-section moms are tired of being told Caesareans are something that happen to you, but vaginal births are an accomplishment. This new term changes that.
It's probably what many pregnant women worry about: How much will labour hurt? Real moms and a doctor explain what early labour and contractions feel like.
Commonly offered by midwives and other care providers, a birth mirror can be an incredible motivational tool to check your progress during labour.