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With COVID-19 hitting hospitals hard, home births are on the rise
One reason some mothers choose at-home birth is they don’t feel they will be heard or taken care of in a hospital setting.
The one-child policy is history, but rules in China still restrict families
Some Chinese couples aren't interested in having more than one child, while unmarried woman aren't allowed to have children at all.
How specialist agencies help Chinese mothers give birth in the U.S.
Expectant parents pay them tens of thousands of dollars to arrange every aspect of their trip.
How much did pregnancy cost you?
Fees can rack up for parents-to-be.
Inside the economics of the delivery room
New guidelines for doctors urge fewer C-sections and more natural births.
Over half of U.S. babies born last year were non-white
In a development that is changing society as well as marketing, the Census Bureau says that for the first time, most babies born in the U.S. were not white. That's babies born last year. The general population is not expected to become mostly "minority" for about another 33 years.
The birth of a new career
New programs help low-income women train to become doulas and birthing assistants.