The Most Common Childbirth Practice in America Is Unnecessary and Dangerous
August 13, 2015

Why do doctors and patients insist on using electronic fetal monitoring?

Hospitals Are Only Safer Than Home Births if You’re Poor

A new study shows the value of hospitals when it comes to childbirth. 

Why We're So Obsessed with 'Natural' Childbirth
February 17, 2014

A new history of the Lamaze technique explain the origins of our earth-mother, natural-birth fantasies.

Mortal Beloved
April 04, 2013

For thousands of women in Sierra Leone, motherhood remains a war zone.