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A Chinese hospital is tasing men to simulate the pain of childbirth

Soon-to-be dads in one Chinese province can now sign up for a new kind of childbirth preparation: free sessions in which they are literally shocked into understanding… 191 more words

Choosing the right hospital for giving birth


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My husband and I had been living in Vienna for a little more than a year when we found out that I was pregnant. 564 more words


Marathon birth

Those stories about women going to the toilet and giving birth now have me in stitches (actually, I am in stitches, real ones) because my perspective on this whole labour thing comes from a place far removed from that fart-out-a-baby experience. 616 more words


The Pink Robe

Last year for Christmas I asked my mother to purchase me a robe or something that I could wear in the hospital after giving birth. At the time everyone thought that I was having a girl. 459 more words

Clarkstown 911 Dispatcher Guides Woman As Sister-In-Law Gives Birth

CLARKSTOWN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Clarkstown police dispatcher was being hailed as a hero Saturday, after guiding over the phone a woman as her sister-in-law birth. 275 more words


Cora's Birth Story

Week 39: The doctor asks if I want my membranes sweeped  (A procedure where the health care provider puts her or his finger into the cervix and uses the finger to gently separate the bag of water from the side of the uterus near the cervix).  2,541 more words


10 Easy Tips for Natural Childbirth

10 tips for women who would like to have a more natural childbirth experience.

Childbirth is a very personal subject and often people forget that birth is a normal, natural event, not an illness or disease that necessitates medical care. 736 more words