birth

Ryan Gosling And Eva Mendes Had A Baby — Again! And We Had No Idea — Again!

Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes had another baby back on April 29. Yeah, that’s not a typo: Two very famous people had a baby and kept that shit under

Jessica Blankenship | May 9, 2016 - 8:19 pm

Don’t Worry, You Don’t Have To “Vaginally Seed” Your Baby, It’s Totally Fine

Lest you believe this is a thing, trust us, it’s not.

Megan Reynolds | February 11, 2016 - 11:30 am

“HypnoBirthing” Is A Growing Trend Among New Mothers

One of the prime theories of HypnoBirthing posits that a large portion of birthing pain is due to the Fear-Pain-Tension-syndrome, which is the common cultural anxiety projected onto the birth…

Bronwyn Isaac | December 29, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Get Hypnotized By This Male Seahorse Giving Birth

Look at him floating there — so zen and then watch his offspring emerge with the exacting gentle force I’d expect from any creature called a “baby seahorse.”

Bronwyn Isaac | December 26, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Sea Turtles Take The Cake At Beach Wedding

How can you beat the charming badassery of 100 baby turtles preparing the walkway for your wedding?

Bronwyn Isaac | August 6, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Placentae & Umbilical Cords: Eat, Donate, Bury, Or Burn Them, Just Don’t Throw Them Away

“So what did you do with your placenta and umbilical cord after you gave birth?” I’m coming onto the blossoming revelation that this is a conversation that a lot of…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 11, 2015 - 9:00 am

It’s A Gross Christmas Miracle: 2 Cops Deliver Baby On Philly Subway Train

I’m grossed out by the thought of someone eating on a subway train, which makes this birth story particularly nasty to me.

Two Philadelphia transit officers made a…

Katie Oldenburg | December 26, 2014 - 11:20 am

Mommie Dearest: Pregnant Women In The U.S. Deserve Access To Midwives

Earlier this month, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), a U.K. organization that provides national health care advice and guidance, released a report on the care of

Avital Norman Nathman | December 19, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: Some Thoughts For Blake Lively On “Preserving” Her Pregnancy

If you haven’t heard already, let me be the one to fill you in: Blake Lively is pregnant! Lively, an actress and Martha Stewart wannabe (without the jail time, one…

Avital Norman Nathman | October 10, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Woman Gives Birth On NYC Sidewalk & The Local News Caught It All On Tape

On one hand, I do not envy this poor woman at all. Giving birth on NYC’s filthy sidewalk, right out in the open, with strangers — helpful though they…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 25, 2014 - 11:40 am

Poll: Is Liveblogging A Home Birth Intriguing Or Appalling?

Just when you thought your friends were oversharing on Facebook and Twitter, someone else comes along and puts them to shame in the TMI department.

Exhibit A: New…

Katie Oldenburg | January 9, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Woman Liveblogs Home Birth On Twitter And Facebook

Many, many people are guilty of revealing too much information on social media. certainly am. But sometimes those tweets and status messages that we might write off as best kept private…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 9, 2014 - 11:00 am
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