Birth Becomes You celebrated the powerful images birth photographers took amid the challenges of last year.
Delivering my son left me medically retired with extremely rare, severe long-term injuries – and the chance to prove I wouldn't be held back.
I still couldn’t wrap my head around the idea that I was a mom, and yet I was already feeling like a failure at it.
Mums-to-be still don't know if maternity services will return to normal or when their partners can join them.
The New Yorker confessed he had symptoms when his wife started to get sick after giving birth. Strict visitation measures have since been enforced at the hospital.
I try to force the vision out of my head of labouring alone in a hospital room where visitors aren’t allowed, hoping a doctor is freed up in time to help me to deliver, writes Christine Meade.
I worried we’d never get our groove back, but after going through labour I feel like I trust my body more, and have more confidence to try new things with it, writes Rebecca Weller.
Our sons’ premature birth and my wife's anguish sent my mental health spiralling. It’s vital dads like me share how we’re coping, writes Carl MacDonald.
Childbirth was going as expected until suddenly I felt an explosion in my stomach.
Delivery nurse Tara Drinkard told the new mum, "Guess what? ... My sister is a twin and we are both going to be in your delivery.”
From feeling overwhelmed to finding your tribe – they've all been there.
Episiotomies are no longer performed routinely, but they are still common.
Meghan Markle had her baby in Windsor – and early reports suggest it was a home birth.
Our patient was bleeding. She was also seven months pregnant, did not speak English and we had limited medical history. Just for this patient alone, we ticked off several chapters from the obstetric emergencies book.
The nine nurses say they plan to be there for each other's deliveries.
How can the humble hand holder make so much difference? You’d be forgiven for thinking we’re magical, but the truth is, the answers are rooted in science.
Photographer Paulina Splechta captured Kayla's emotional reaction.
"They don’t realise how powerful their attentiveness and empathy really are."