Birthing the placenta

2015-11-11 14:22

Birthing the placenta is called the third stage of labour and begins after birth.

What to do when baby comes early

2015-09-18 10:35

Do you know what to do – or more importantly, what NOT to do – if your baby arrives unexpectedly?

Bubbles or butterflies?

2014-07-15 08:42

Bubbles, butterflies, flutters and gas. These are all words used to describe what a baby's first movements feel like to a mother. This is a long anticipated event in every pregnancy. 

Man eats placenta in taco and a smoothie

2014-05-05 14:22

Which would you eat, afterbirth curry or placenta pizza?

Lotus birth- weird or not?

2013-01-31 14:51

Kim Norton finds out more about this unusual birthing practice.

What is placenta praevia?

2012-08-13 10:05

Knowledge is power, and here's what you need to know about placenta praevia.

IVF babies do fine, but moms at risk

2010-03-01 12:04

Women pregnant via IVF were more likely to develop a complication.


"I gave birth in our car"

2015-10-05 10:58

When Camille's water broke, she thought she had plenty time to get to the hospital. An hour later her baby made a bold arrival - in their car.

Eating own placenta has no benefits for women

2015-06-05 15:05

Studies have shown no data to support the claim that eating one's placenta has any health benefits, as touted by stars like Kourtney Kardashian.

Bleeding in late pregnancy

2014-05-15 21:56

Bleeding in the second and third trimester might have different causes from early on.

Maternal antibodies linked to autism

2013-07-10 14:26

Researchers studying autism reported that they had found a group of maternal antibodies that target proteins in the foetus' developing brain.

Labour explained

2012-09-18 12:26

Labour is a warning to a mother to get to a place of safety- for her and baby.

Would you eat your own placenta?

2012-03-27 15:30

Does the thought of eating afterbirth turn your stomach? Mad Men actress January Jones disagrees.

Placenta for lunch

2009-07-20 10:01

Burned, buried or served as soup... after the birth, what happens to the afterbirth?

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