Home Birth and Midwives Directory
Rather than giving birth in a hospital, many women wish to have their babies at home. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how safe home births are, the pros and cons, and much more.
Midwives: Certified Nurse-Midwives, Certified Midwives, and More
Midwives are an increasingly popular choice to help oversee pregnancy, labor, and delivery. Learn more from WebMD about the role of a midwife, the benefits of using a midwife, and finding the right one for you.
Am I in Labor?
WebMD explains the signs you’re in labor.
Methods of Childbirth
WebMD explains the various methods of delivering a baby.
How Will You Handle Your Labor Pain?
Many women worry about the pain they’ll feel during childbirth. Learn about the different options you have to handle your labor pain.