Giant Baby, George King Born in UK at 15lbs 7oz (+Video)

March 27, 2013, 10:02 am

Baby George King survived at birth despite doctors saying he had a 10 percent chance of living after birth. He was born at 15lbs 7oz in Bristol, United Kingdom. Doctors are [...]

Active Mothers Prefer Midwives

March 21, 2013, 6:00 am

First time mothers who want an active and collaborative birth experience are more interested in midwife care and birth at home than women who expect to be passive in the birth [...]

Doulas Help to Bring Back the Joys of Childbirth

December 19, 2012, 12:45 am

Lisa Doran and Lisa Caron have compiled a book of stories by doulas on the miracle of childbirth.

US Birth Rate at Record Low: Report

November 29, 2012, 9:17 pm

The U.S. birth rate last year was a record low, falling to levels not seen since 1920, a new report has shown.

Prevalence of C-Sections a Concern in Brazil

September 24, 2012, 5:14 pm

Saturdays are a popular day to give birth in Brazil—especially in private hospitals where over 80 percent of deliveries are done by scheduled cesarean section. Brazil has [...]

Labor Day March Promotes Alternatives to C-Sections

September 9, 2012, 7:29 pm

On Labor Day, parents and children joined midwives, doulas, and other medical practitioners for a nationwide march to raise public awareness of safer birthing options.

The Dilemma of Breech Birth

July 4, 2011, 10:24 am

Today, about 3 to 4 percent of babies present themselves in a breech position.

World’s Tallest Man Becomes World’s Tallest Dad

October 4, 2008, 5:43 am

The world’s tallest man, China’s Bao Xishun, became the world’s tallest father this week.

AMA Gives Birth to a Bad Idea

August 6, 2008, 1:11 pm

The AMA issued a resolution requesting that national legislation be enacted to prohibit planned births from taking place anywhere other than in a hospital setting.

Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban Welcome Daughter Sunday

July 8, 2008, 12:24 pm

Oscar-winner Nicole Kidman gave birth on Monday to a daughter named Sunday.


Selected Topics from The Epoch Times

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