Stages of labor and delivery Labor and delivery are divided into three stages. During each stage, many changes are occuring within your body. The first stage of labor occuring from the time true labor begins until the cervix is completely dilated.
Doctor snaps photo of baby born in amniotic sac. A Greek doctor has photographed an extremely rare moment during a birth, showing a baby still encased inside the amniotic sac after it has been removed from the mother's body.