Having an episiotomy or suffering a tear during childbirth is common. Find out what the difference is between the two as well as the types of episiotomy and tears you might experience.
If you are expecting multiple babies, including the possibility of giving birth to twins, there are options to consider. Read about planning for vaginal or caesarean birth.
Caesarean section (or c-section) is when a baby is delivered by an abdominal operation. Read more about the different types and the effects here.
This article describes what happens before, during and after a caesarean section procedure. Find out more about elective and emergency procedures, recovery and more.
When it comes to home birth, the concerns over the risk of a medical emergency can put some people off. Here are the facts about home birth when complications arise.