Birth

Infant Care

Long before you take your new baby home, you need to think about a crucial issue: Who will take care of her at times when

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Preemie Development

Premature babies often start life behind the curve. They are generally smaller than full-term babies, and their bodies may be less developed. From the very

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International Adoptions

If you’re preparing for an international adoption, you’re probably knee-deep in paperwork, waiting to be matched, or scheduling a flight for China, Russia, India, or

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What Happens After Labor

Even though every delivery is different, each woman’s labor usually comes with predictable stages that you can read about in any reliable pregnancy book. It’s

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Emergency Birth

It doesn’t just happen in the movies: Sometimes babies really are born in taxis or on trains — even in the hospital parking lot. Rapid

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