15 awe-inspiring photos of babies covered in vernix 1

15 awe-inspiring photos of babies covered in vernix

Sometimes babies are born with a white waxy substance called vernix on their skin, which is like frosting on a birthday cake. It’s a protective…

Powerful and peaceful water birth photos 2

Powerful and peaceful water birth photos

Water alleviates the pain of childbirth naturally. So it makes sense that many women crave being submerged in a birthing tub during labor, while transitioning, or even when…

15 of the most beautiful self-portraits of stretch marks 4

15 of the most beautiful self-portraits of stretch marks

Stretch marks tell a story. While not exclusive to mothers, they have become synonymous with pregnancy and postpartum. Once feared and hidden, they’re now celebrated….

Powerful Positions that Can Help Speed Up Labor 5

Powerful Positions that Can Help Speed Up Labor

Powerful Positions that Can Help Speed Up Labor If your goal is to “get things moving along” in labor, there are specific positions you can…

Padsicles: A Must For Postpartum Pain Relief 6

Padsicles: A Must For Postpartum Pain Relief

Image: Shutterstock You’ve grown and delivered a tiny human, and the impact this can have on your body is immense! You’ve finally got your little…

The 17 most breathtaking photos of partners during delivery 7

The 17 most breathtaking photos of partners during delivery

  A strong and supportive birth partner is a major asset during labor and delivery. Partners are the backbones, the baby catchers, and sometimes even…

This Is Exactly What A Newborn Looks Like Right After Birth 8

This Is Exactly What A Newborn Looks Like Right After Birth

Image: iStock When it comes to meeting your newborn for the first time, many parents agree, it is a moment that will remain with them…

8 Things You Don’t Need To Do After Giving Birth 9

8 Things You Don’t Need To Do After Giving Birth

Everyone is supremely concerned about getting to the finish line of pregnancy. But no one talks about what happens after that. Once the baby is…

Precious Moments Between Mothers And Newborns Captured In Touching Photos 10

Precious Moments Between Mothers And Newborns Captured In Touching Photos

Birth photographer Paula Galvão’s breathtaking photos capture the tender moments between a mum and her new baby. Paula Galvo, a photographer from Natal, Brazil, captures…