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'I was told to terminate': Mom shares incredible story of miracle baby

Mum advised to terminate her baby after waters broke at 16 weeks - but she survived! Read her amazing story.

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WATCH: I had a baby in prison

Watch Jessica Kent detail her experience giving birth in prison.

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'Definitely not the easy way out!' - One reader shares how she came to respect the Caesarian after a traumatic birth experience

At 37 weeks, I had to deliver my son via C-section! I was mortified! This was not the birthing plan I had intended to experience. I felt like a failure, a real big loser that I had not gone natural!"

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'My mother would have died during labour': A reader asks Caesarean critics not to judge

"It is unfair to place your expectations on another. We must remember that there are women who can't give natural birth, even if they wanted to."

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Right to Birth Movement launches in Cape Town

Right to Birth SA was started with the aim to ensure that women are empowered in the knowledge that they have a choice of how and with whom they birth.

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Did you know you can donate your placenta to science?

One placenta also provides thousands of doses, so just one donated organ can go a long way.

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Shay Mitchell's boyfriend doesn't want an epidural — Sorry, but who's giving birth?

If Matte Babel was trolling us with his statements, he certainly got trolled right back by the internet.

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Is birth by Caesarean ‘unnatural’?

For some, vaginal birth is the only way.

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Woman gives birth to twins born 11 weeks apart

In an extremely rare case, a 29-year-old woman in Kazakhstan, Central Asia gave birth to twins who were born almost three months apart.

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Birth videos: Beautiful natural birth videos

These women gave birth naturally, on video. Share in their beautiful experiences (Warning: explicit footage).

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VBAC: a mom's story

"I did it": A mom’s story about her vaginal birth after caesarean

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Natural birth or c-section?

Our readers tell us their reasons for their birth choices.

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Polish village hasn’t seen a boy born in nearly 10 years – here’s how that computes

“What are the chances of this happening?” Craig Anderson a lecturer in Statistics answers how likely is this from happening.

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Babies born at home benefit because of the undisturbed exposure to their mother's bacteria: Study

The "hygiene hypothesis" suggests that we, as humans, need early and frequent exposure to diverse organisms. We tend to restrict this in the first few days of life in the hospital. Is that the right approach?

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These two sisters give birth at the same hospital on the same day

They also share a birthday with their grandfather! What are the chances?

Fun

Pregnant mom shocked at news of triplets

What if you found out in your third month of pregnancy that you’re expecting not one, not two, but three babies?

Lifestyle

WATCH: Jordan Sparks opens up about her postpartum depression

Jordan Sparks welcomed her first child with aspiring model husband Dana Isaiah a year ago.

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"It was the scariest day of my life": Mom of the world's tiniest baby shares her birth story

"They told my husband that he had about an hour with her and that she was going to pass away." Mom to the world's tiniest baby opens up about the scariest day of her life and what it's like to give birth to a miracle.

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Celine Dion shared the surreal experience she had after giving birth

Celebrity status has its drawbacks, including privacy violations that come with the spotlight. Celine Dion has shared the unpleasant experience of seeing her son on television — before she'd even held him.

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This is what happens to a baby’s body during birth

Delivering a human baby is risky for mom. But let's not forget that baby goes through the birth process too.

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Meghan Markle's preference for a private childbirth is nothing new – in fact, it's how it was always done

Publicising the deeply personal was not always the norm, and in satisfying her wish to keep her child's birth as private as possible, the Duchess may be taking inspiration from an old tradition harking back to the middle ages.

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World record: Healthy twin miraculously born more than three months after her preemie sister – and both are thriving!

These twin girls from Germany were born more than three months apart in what medics believe is a world record.

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Woman gives birth to twins 26 days after first child was born

A Bangladesh woman has given birth to three children, all in the space of a month, CNN reports.
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