- Women may not be relegated to eating ice chips during their labor for much longer, since a new study has found that protein shakes offer nutrition without the added side effects.
Does Childbirth Have To Hurt? The Evolutionary "Design Flaw" Behind Labor Pains And Helpless NewbornsA new study may shed additional light on the evolutionary reasons behind labor pains and why babies are born so helpless.
- A preliminary study on the safety of the labor-inducing drug Pitocin for newborns suggests that artificial oxytocin may have unexpected side effects on babies' short-term health.
- A British woman is probably the envy of new mothers everywhere after revealing that her son was delivered after just a five-minute labor.
- New research has demonstrated women who inhaled analgesics have reported lower labor pains.