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Your Pregnancy Matters

What to bring to the hospital: Your delivery checklist

Use this printable hospital bag checklist to make sure you have everything you need for labor and delivery.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Emergency delivery: What to do when the baby’s coming – right now

Babies don’t wait when it’s time to deliver, no matter how far you are from the hospital. What to do if you’re faced with an unplanned home birth.

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Five Babies in Five Minutes—A Quints Story

Photos and a behind-the-scenes look at the planning and protocol involved in delivering quintuplets via C-section.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Why episiotomy during labor can hurt more than help

Episiotomies used to be a routine part of labor and delivery. Why we rarely do them now, and how to potentially avoid the procedure.

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5 exercises and techniques to train for childbirth

Pregnancy, labor, and delivery is like a marathon. It requires training. Our physical therapists discuss exercises to prepare the body.

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What moms should know about forcep and vacuum deliveries

When labor is not progressing, a physician may suggest using forceps or a vacuum to help baby along. Learn how these methods work and when they may be used.