skip to navigation
Pampers® Village a place to grow
Welcome! Join now or Log in
USA | EN - ES

Stages of Labor

0   people commented
on this article
 
165
 
0
Your birth experience will be unique, with its own sensations and rhythms. But there are some basic stages that all women will go through during the birth process. Learn more about what to expect during the stages of labor.
Read Stages of Labor

Eating in Labor

1   people commented
on this article
 
187
 
1
'Can I eat while I'm in labor?' It's a good idea to ask your health care provider, who may give the thumbs-up for you to snack on certain foods during early labor. Find out more, including which foods your provider might suggest.
Read Eating in Labor

Join us!

Get Pampers perks
Take advantage of the coupons, special offers and personalized newsletters that only come with membership.
Join us!
1   people commented
on this article
 
14
 
1
I am 22 weeks pregnant. I was diagnosed with a complete placenta previa at an earlier ultrasound. A recent one showed I have two lobes of placenta on either side of my cervix. I don't understand what this means -- is this more dangerous then having a complete placenta previa?
Read Is it dangerous to have two lobes of placenta on either side of my cervix?

From 'I do' to 'I'm pregnant!'
Follow Suzie & Steve's journey

Don't miss our real-life series,
A Parent Is Born, where our
soon-to-be mom ; dad share their
excitement, concerns and stories
leading up to the big day.
0   people commented
on this article
 
44
 
0
At 35 weeks, how do I know if my baby has "dropped" yet?
Read At 35 weeks, how do I know if my baby has "dropped" yet?

Parenting Videos

Real stories, parenting tips, and other
videos to help you through every stage
of development.
1   people commented
on this article
 
47
 
1
When will I start feeling Braxton-Hicks? How will I know the difference between them and real labor contractions?
Read When will I feel Braxton-Hicks contractions, and what do they feel like?

Pregnancy Calendar:

week-by-week information
Your body is rapidly undergoing new and exciting changes every day. Our pregnancy calendar walks you through the journey from week 4 to week 40. It's our step-by-step guide to every gurgle, kick, and craving!
Pregnancy Calendar:
0   people commented
on this article
 
24
 
0
Does having a version work to change the baby's position?Read on and see how our experts have answered this question, and others like it.
Read Does having a version work to change the baby's position?

What's an episiotomy?

0   people commented
on this article
 
27
 
0
What's an episiotomy? Read on and see how our experts have answered this question, and others like it.
Read What's an episiotomy?
0   people commented
on this article
 
3
 
0
Is it dangerous to take castor oil to help induce labor?
Read Is it dangerous to take castor oil to help induce labor?
1   people commented
on this article
 
15
 
1
Is it true that on your second pregnancy the labor is faster? And if so, how is that possible?
Read Why is labor shorter on a second pregnancy?
0   people commented
on this article
 
4
 
0
What happens exactly when your water breaks? Silly question, I know, but when you're new at this, there are a lot of questions.
Read Can you explain what happens when your water breaks?
0   people commented
on this article
 
5
 
0
Can you explain what it means to be 50 percent effaced?
Read Can you explain what it means to be 50 percent effaced?
0   people commented
on this article
 
9
 
0
For centuries women have tried to induce their labors with such "natural" methods as eating hot spicy foods, taking castor oil, or giving themselves enemas.
Read Is there anything non-medical I can do to induce labor?
0   people commented
on this article
 
2
 
0
Is there a safe way to get labor started at 40 weeks?
Read Is there a safe way to get labor started at 40 weeks?
0   people commented
on this article
 
2
 
0
Will Lamaze classes really help me with childbirth?
Read Will Lamaze classes really help me with childbirth?

Life Skills

0   people commented
on this article
 
22
 
0
Remember your childbirth class, and those breathing and relaxation techniques you learned? Turns out that these skills can be put to good use throughout your life, not just in labor. Learn more.
Read Life Skills
0   people commented
on this article
 
11
 
0
Did you know that in the United States twin births have gone up 70 percent since 1980? Or that triplet births have gone up 400 percent since 1980?
Read Multiple Births: Why So Many?

All About Prematurity

0   people commented
on this article
 
48
 
0
Today's fragile babies benefit from science and medicine's continuing discoveries. From myths to causes, the prematurity story so far.
Read All About Prematurity

Pampers picks

We love these products and think you will, too!
Every time you use Dawn,  you help save wildlife

Every time you use Dawn, you help save wildlife

Dawn is tough on grease, yet gentle, making it the expert-trusted tool for rescuing animals affected by oil pollution for over 30 years — all while keeping your dishes sparkling!
Why do pediatricians  recommend Dreft?

Why do pediatricians recommend Dreft?

Dreft’s hypoallergenic formula is perfect for keeping baby clothes soft and clean. It’s gentle on your baby’s skin, but tough on stains, making it a mom must-have for over 75 years and the detergent most recommended by pediatricians.
Wrap your little one in comfort and protection

Wrap your little one in comfort and protection

With its quilted, blanket-like comfort, Pampers Swaddlers is our softest diaper. Plus, its color-changing wetness indicator helps you know when baby needs a change.
A gentle clean for sensitive skin

A gentle clean for sensitive skin

Pampers Sensitive Wipes are dermatologist tested and clinically proven mild. Our hypoallergenic and perfume free formula won’t irritate baby’s soft skin.
Free & gentle & perfect  for your little one's clothes

Free & gentle & perfect for your little one's clothes

Tide Pods Free & Gentle provides a deeper clean than the leading free detergent, but is gentle on skin, making it perfect for little tees and all of your favorite kiddie accessories.
Help make your touch  more soothing

Help make your touch more soothing

Vicks BabyRub is a non-medicated formula that contains soothing fragrances of eucalyptus, rosemary, and lavender. Combined with your loving touch, it is perfect to calm, soothe, and relax your baby. Can be used as need on babies 3 months and older.
Peace of mind protection

Peace of mind protection

Whether you're an expectant mom or need some extra protection post-delivery, Always Liners and Pads provide all the coverage you need!
Mommy's little helper  is a quicker picker-upper

Mommy's little helper is a quicker picker-upper

The cutest babies always seem to make the biggest messes. Luckily, Bounty paper towels are 2X more absorbent*, so you can use less and get back to the fun stuff quicker.
A must-have for new moms!

A must-have for new moms!

Charmin Sensitive is the only toilet paper with a moisturizing touch of Aloe and vitamin E. It’s dermatologist-tested to be gentle on skin—perfect for a new mom’s healing body.
Ultra-strong and ultra-handy

Ultra-strong and ultra-handy

With it’s unique DuraClean™ texture, Charmin Ultra cleans so well that you can use up to 4X less than the leading value brand. Be sure to stock up on this essential!
Dental Care for  New Moms: It's a Must!

Dental Care for New Moms: It's a Must!

For moms-to-be, oral care is key to preventing gingivitis—the inflammation of gums. Thanks to Crest® Pro-Health™ products, prevention can be a breeze.