Birthing Centers and Hospital Maternity Services for Parents
Where you choose to give birth is an important decision. Is a hospital or a birth center right for you? Knowing the facts can help you make your decision.
Birth Plans for Parents
The reality of labor and birth may seem extremely far off - but now's the time to start planning for your baby by creating a birth plan that details your wishes.
Childbirth - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Info on labor and delivery, epidurals, C-sections, and more.
Labor: What to Expect - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Info on delivery & recovery, C-sections, pain management, and more.
Natural Childbirth for Parents
Some women choose to give birth using no medications at all, relying instead on relaxation techniques and controlled breathing for pain. Get more information on natural childbirth.
Preparing for Parenthood - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
What you need to know before your little bundle arrives.
Babies who are born premature - before 37 weeks of pregnancy - can have health problems that last their whole lives. Learn ways to prevent early labor and have a healthy pregnancy.
Doctor & Hospital Visits - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Your one-stop shop for info on doctor and hospital visits, checkups, immunizations, surgery, and more.
Managing Your Medical Care for Teens
Your parents won't be running your life forever. This center tells you what you need to know about taking charge of your own medical care.
When Your Baby Has a Birth Defect for Parents
If your child has a birth defect, you don't have to go it alone - many people and resources are available to help you.