Posts tagged "childbirth"

Deaths From Pregnancy And Childbirth Decline Worldwide

Researchers have reported a significant decline in deaths of mothers during pregnancy and childbirth worldwide. In 2008, about 342,900 women died from complications associated with these conditions, whereas in 1980, 526,300 women died. Several factors have contributed to the improvement — fewer pregnancies in some countries, higher incomes have led to improved health care and…

Annika Harris / April 17, 2010

Man Goes Through Simulated Childbirth To See If He Can Handle The Pain

We’ve all heard the old women-versus-men pain threshold debate. It almost always goes the same way. A man in the middle of a crowded bar raucously boasts that he can withstand more pain than a woman. Any woman! Then, some gal in his vicinity gently puts down her gin and tonic, peers over her…

Nikki Dowling / October 15, 2009

“Suck Up The Pain” Is Midwife Denis Walsh’s Mantra

If you’re preggers and thinking of having an epidural, think again, says male midwife Dr. Denis Walsh. He claims the pain induced by labor is purposeful, necessary, and will prepare a mother “for the responsibility of nurturing a newborn baby.” Huh, dude?

Carrie Wasterlain / July 13, 2009

Giving Birth Is No Time To Let Yourself Go!

It’s about time selfish women stopped thinking about themselves when they give birth. Their poor male partners have to stand beside them through all that screaming and crying while their ladies look so sweaty and unkempt! Giving birth is no time to let yourself go, ladies.

Fortunately, now we have Pretty Pushers’ A Dressed…

Jessica Wakeman / May 6, 2009

Quickies!: Our Wombs Have Sympathy Pains

A woman delivered a 14 pound baby. ZOMG! Two doctors were needed to lift the load out the womb. Every woman is in pain thinking about that. [Fox News]
Our own columnist Rachel Kramer Bussel interviews our own Susannah Breslin about sex writing and porn for The Huffington Post. Shameless plug of bitches me…

Annika Harris / December 30, 2008

Quickies!: The “Gossip Girl” Spin-Off Already Sucks

The “Gossip Girl” spin-off is supposedly going to surround the early romance between Rufus and Lily and will be very, very, very boring. [Just Jared]
Some women experience orgasms instead of contractions during childbirth. If this was a guarantee (and I was married), I would have had a child a long time ago. [Dear Sugar]…

Annika Harris / December 11, 2008
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