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Braxton Hicks Contractions—What Are They?

If you suddenly start to feel a strange tightening around your belly, you might not need to grab your hospital bag just yet—the sensation could be a Braxton Hicks contraction (not labour!), and it...

Woman Channels Chewbacca During Labour

Somewhere between conception and birth there's a little - or not so little (aka seemingly endless, tortuous) - moment called labour. It usually ain't pretty, or easy. And it definitely isn't a bellyfu...

Study Reveals Best Times of Year to Have a Baby

As if trying to plan conception around that elusive fertile window isn’t stressful enough, a new study claims there are certain birthday spots in the calendar that are fraught with health risks for ...

Does Labour Really Hurt? Not Always, Apparently

When somebody recalls their labour experience as “easy”, my instinctive response is – to be frank - violence. For me, giving birth was…hellish (although no word in the English language can ade...