Labor and Delivery

The last nine months may have seemed to last forever, but now you're on the home stretch. This section explains what happens on the delivery day - and will help you anticipate the steps that make this day a genuinely remarkable and memorable event.

Labor Basics

Vignette:  Labor baby

Cervical Changes During Labor Tool

Approaches To Childbirth

Delivery

Special Feature

Four parents tell their stories of the Delivery Day

After Delivery

Placenta Delivery animation

Special Delivery Situations

Revision

Last reviewed 12/1/2010 by Zev Williams MD, PhD, FACOG, Reproductive Medicine and Infertility, Weill-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.

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