Waikato DHB will tomorrow decide whether to progress with a recommendation to close down maternity units.
A pregnant women had her baby taken by British social workers after a forced caesarean section.
A London artist who creates sculptures using earwax, hair, urine and maggots is now working with placenta.
Controversial 'crossfit mum' Lea-Ann Ellison has had a healthy baby boy in a natural homebirth.
Locked doors at hospital had one mum-to-be fearing she would give birth by a rubbish bin.
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This week, a nervous pregnant woman wants to find a midwife who won't judge her pain relief choices.
By today's standard's, I'm crap at giving birth. Firstly, I was induced. Secondly, I had an epidural and, thirdly, I had an emergency C-section.
Is it really possible to prepare for the big day or is having a birth plan setting yourself up for disappointment?
Recently launched website Find Your Midwife is hoped to help mums-to-be find their best fit when it comes to finding a lead maternity carer.
I really want to focus on the baby. But birth is so damn distracting. It's just looming there, at the end of pregnancy, like this massive Mount Doom.
Not only did this mum not know she was pregnant, but her partner slept through her giving birth on the bathroom floor.
An explanation is being sought by the MidCentral DHB on the high rates of caesarean sections in the region.
Right up until the night before I was booked into theatre, I was still weighing up whether to go ahead with the c-section or try for a natural delivery.
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