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Pregnancy and Childbirth



The experience of pregnancy and childbirth marks a transition point in a person’s life from a time when their main responsibility was to themselves to a new chapter where they are now the caretaker of another human being. Whether you experience it from the vantage point of being pregnant or as a supportive partner, there are many things to consider when bringing a new life into the world. While you will certainly have some ups, downs, and other interesting adventures, the journey itself is worth paying attention to, as well as the amazing ultimate outcome of having a new baby.

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Short Film about Pregnancy and Birth around the World - “Kiruna-Kigali” - By Goran Kapetanovic

In the midst of frost and snow, a woman is driving her way to the hospital in Kiruna, the northernmost city of Sweden. Under the scorching sunlight of Kigali, Rwanda, another woman is being carried to the hospital on a stretcher.

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Your Pregnancy and Childbirth: Month to Month

Take charge of your pregnancy. For trusted advice, turn to Your Pregnancy and Childbirth: Month to Month from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

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The Benefits of a Mindful Pregnancy

New research suggests that including mindfulness skills in childbirth education can help first-time mothers cope with their fears.

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FindCenterAs I cooked in the cauldron of motherhood, the incredible love I felt for my children opened my heart and brought me a much greater understanding of universal love. It made me understand the suffering of the world much more deeply.

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Our Home Birth Story

I hope anyone considering a home birth finds this enlightening I'm so grateful to my midwife Ellie for a safe delivery!

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Ina May's Guide to Childbirth (Updated With New Material)

What you need to know to have the best birth experience for you.

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How to Prepare for Birth: Top Tips from a Doula

"Doula" is a Greek term meaning "woman who serves," and it was appropriated to describe the women who lend themselves to serve birthing mothers. A once-marginalized profession, it is increasing in numbers and popularity.

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A New Way to Think About the Transition to Motherhood | Alexandra Sacks

When a baby is born, so is a mother—but the natural (and sometimes unsteady) process of transition to motherhood is often silenced by shame or misdiagnosed as postpartum depression.

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Ayurveda Mama: Preparing for Pregnancy, Birth, and Your Postpartum Window

Ayurveda, India's ancient and holistic system of health, offers timeless wisdom on the sacred process of bringing life into this world.

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What to Know About Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting (MBCP)

Research shows that utilizing mindfulness during pregnancy, childbirth, and beyond may actually reduce stress and lessen anxiety. And it may even lead to healthier newborns with fewer developmental issues as they grow up.

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