Posts tagged "getting pregnant"

Does This Pregnant 70-Year-Old Make You Uncomfortable?

Because that seems to be the point. This isn't a real pregnant 70-year-old, though. She's a British TV host, Kate Garraway, who is 46 and warning young women through the First Response Early Result Pregnancy campaign to MAKE BABIES NOW. Like, right now. Garraway got involved in the campaign because she had her two children at age…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 31, 2013

Girl Talk: I’m Doing IVF

I was never that woman who dreamt of having many children or starting my own "Brady Bunch." Babies, little booties, and bottles were always an afterthought to enjoying a successful career, one peppered with travelling the world and enjoying a range of other adult activities a childless, flexible lifestyle could provide. However, after my husband…
By: B.B. White / September 18, 2012

Who Is “The Sperm Hunter”?

In England, a 25-year-old woman has been dubbed "The Sperm Hunter." What sex acts did she undertake to score this nickname? Read more ...
By: TruTV / November 11, 2010

I Hid My Pregnancy

I was sickeningly shocked when I heard about Michele Kalina, the Pennsylvania woman who killed four of her newborn babies after getting pregnant as a result of a series of extramarital affairs. But the question on everyone's lips seems to be: How did she manage to hide all of those pregnancies?! Even from the people…
By: Lemondrop / November 1, 2010

Husband Creates Food Art For Pregnant Wife On Bed Rest

Shirley Sirivong's pregnancy has been a challenging one. She has gestational diabetes, complete placentia previa, and an incompetent cervix. To help her get through the rest of her pregnancy, doctors directed her to bed rest and a special diet. To start, the breakfasts were a tad dull: wheat bread, egg whites, fruits, and vegetables. So…
By: Susannah Breslin / September 20, 2010

I Dumped My Boyfriend Because He Didn’t Want To Have A Baby

Among some photos from a trip to New York I took a few years ago is a shot of me in the middle of a department store, holding a beautiful 3-month-old baby girl. I look like a proud mom on a much-deserved shopping trip. But Lila isn't my little girl. She's my sister's. And, at…
By: Lemondrop / July 4, 2010

Want To Meet The Love Of Your Life And Get Pregnant? Here’s How.

This video? It blew my mind. So to speak! Seriously, though. Three women -- Carey Goldberg, Beth Jones, and Pamela Ferdinand -- find themselves "of a certain age," childless, and partner-less. Finally, one decides she's tired of waiting around for Mr. Right. So, she orders herself some sperm from the sperm bank. Right when the…
By: Susannah Breslin / April 16, 2010

I’m Pregnant And I Can’t Stand It

The ink was barely dry on our marriage certificate when my husband and I found out we were going to be parents -- actually, I found out the good news the first day back from our honeymoon. Sure, some of the signs and symptoms of pregnancy were already there, but I honestly chalked everything u…
By: Lemondrop / April 3, 2010

If You’re Pregnant, Can Your Baby Get Pregnant?

Xeni Jardin at Boing Boing points us to this hilarious Yahoo! Answers question: "Can your baby get pregnant if you have sex while pregnant?" WOW. Sometimes, people boggle my mind. But, hey, what is the answer? Inquiring minds want to know: If you're a woman, and you have a girl baby inside of…
By: Susannah Breslin / March 25, 2010

How A One-Night Stand Turned Me Into A Published Author

I've got a beautiful little boy who turns 6 next week. I got him through rather unconventional means. Well actually, the means were fairly conventional -- sex in a traditional position, if memory serves -- but entirely accidental. I had a one-night stand when I was 39, with a guy I'd met at a bar.
By: Lemondrop / March 21, 2010