Back labor — A Mayo Clinic specialist offers tips to manage back pain during labor.
Breast-feeding support — Find out how you can get involved.
Mayo Clinic specialists describe what to expect during a C-section.
Understand how to manage the discomfort of C-section recovery while caring for your newborn.
Is cord blood banking for you? Get the facts.
Find out how a doula might be helpful during pregnancy, childbirth and recovery.
Planning a vaginal delivery? Understand why an episiotomy might be necessary.
Ready for exercise after pregnancy? Follow these strategies to keep it safe.
Home birth — Understand the possible risks and benefits of a planned home birth.
Hypnobirthing — A Mayo Clinic specialist discusses this method of easing pain during childbirth.
Inducing labor — Find out who can benefit from inducing labor and why.
Understand the pros and cons of various labor and delivery pain medications.
How you manage labor pain is up to you. Know your choices.
Medication for lactation suppression generally isn't recommended.
An epidural isn't necessarily off-limits if you have a lower back tattoo.
Maternity leave about to end? Here's help making a successful transition back to work.
Postpartum care after a vaginal delivery involves managing vaginal soreness and discharge, sore breasts, mood changes and more.
Thinking about sex after pregnancy? Follow these tips to heal and regain your passion.
Is it labor or a false alarm? Learn about the signs of labor.
Labor pain is intense. Consider positions that might help you relax and control pain.
Vaginal tears during childbirth are common. See illustrations of various degrees of vaginal tears.
Find out what happens during the different stages of labor.
Epidural block — Understand this anesthesia for labor and birth.
Is your water breaking? Find out how to tell and what's next.
Weight loss after pregnancy hinges on healthy lifestyle choices. Plenty of patience helps, too.