Labor and Delivery
With your pregnancy coming to a close, you are beginning to anticipate the birth of your baby. Activities such as attending childbirth classes, having regular physician appointments, reading books, talking to others, and asking lots of questions will help you prepare for the birth of your baby. Learning as much as possible about labor and delivery, and learning what to expect will help you through this next step of your pregnancy.
In this section you will find a wealth of information about:
- Labor - what it feels like and what to expect
- Comfort and pain management
- Various forms of labor
- How to recognize the early signs of labor and when you should go to the hospital
- Helpful suggestions and tips for your partner in how to support you through your labor
Special Tips for First Time Mothers
Having your first baby is an extraordinary experience. We have compiled some specific information about labor and childbirth and created these Special Delivery Tips for First-Time Mothers.
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