The singer, who gave birth to her third baby in August, says "this culture is not set up to honor women properly after birth."
A mother was allegedly sent home from the hospital and told to return when her contractions became more intense. Four hours later, her husband helped her give birth in their bathtub.
The new mom told fans "I'm back" after performing a stand-up set Monday night.
What the heck is a doula, anyway? And how is it different from a midwife, which is also among the rumors of possible royal-birth hires?
A 61-year-old woman offered to be her own granddaughter's gestational carrier, using an egg donated by her son-in-law's sister.
Tia Freeman consulted the internet to stage her water birth and cut, tie, and sterilize the umbilical cord using her own knife, shoelaces, and her hotel room's teakettle.
Photographer Sarah Hill documented the moment the new mother pulled her baby girl out with her own hands in an incredible series of images.
An expecting mom has been ridiculed for her plans to get "nightclub ready" before going into labour.
“I yelled for Chris to call 911, and by the time he grabbed the phone and walked back to the bathroom — a few seconds — I was holding my daughter in my arms.”
"I just hope other women considering surrogacy can learn from my story. And that a greater good will come out of this nightmare."
"She wasn’t supposed to walk independently, go to mainstream schools and she was expected to live with her parents for the rest of her life."
A pregnant woman who had complained of intense skin itching on Facebook learned that she had a serious disorder called intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy.
‘I was completely self conscious to be naked in front of my own husband.’ Fitness mom Alexa Jean Brown is getting candid about the realities of life after childbirth. Alexa Jean Brown is getting candid about the realities of life after childbirth. The Arizona mother of two describes giving birth as one of the most amazing things she’s ever accomplished, but it hasn’t stopped her from feeling insecure, at times, about certain areas of her body.
The Spanish woman, who became pregnant after seeking IVF treatment in the U.S., delivered a boy weighing in at 5.3 pounds and a girl who weighed 4.9 pounds on Tuesday. Recoletas Hospital medical director Enrique Martin said the babies, delivered by cesarean section, are “perfectly healthy,” despite the high-risk pregnancy.
Alice Payne, 23, said she didn’t feel a thing and “napped” while doctors ushered her first child, Philip, into the world on Dec. 18, 2016. Alice and her husband John were relieved at the healthy arrival of 6 lbs 4 oz Phillip, who was born just as Alice awoke. Tell us what you think by tweeting @YahooStyleCA!
On Tuesday, it was announced that Janet Jackson had given birth at age 50 to her first child, a boy named Eissa. Jackson’s pregnancy falls into a category that was formerly called “geriatric pregnancy,” and is now dubbed “advanced maternal age.” And although Jackson’s age falls on the far end of the spectrum, the term actually describes any pregnancy in a woman older than 35, says Mumsnet. Of course, any pregnancy over the age of 35 comes with the increased risk of complications — muscular dystrophy, Tay-Sachs disease, genetic abnormalities like Down’s syndrome, blood disorders like sickle cell disease, and miscarriages are more likely, according to the Mayo Clinic.