Posts tagged "giving birth"

Sorry, Smug Moms! Your Placenta Smoothie Has No Actual Health Benefits

Guess Alicia Silverstone drank all those placenta smoothies for nothing.

Robyn Pennacchia | June 6, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: TLC’s “Labor Games” Pushes Reality TV Too Far

May the odds of tearing your perineum be ever in your favor! …

Avital Norman Nathman | May 6, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: Doulas Should Be A Birth Option For Everyone, Not A Status Symbol

The New York Times, once again, is on it. Much like their report on midwives as a status symbol that appeared in their style section a couple of years ago,…

Avital Norman Nathman | February 21, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Maggie Lieu Wants To Be First Woman To Give Birth On Mars

Humans have yet to set foot on Mars, but one British woman already wants to be the first to give birth on the red planet. Maggie Lieu, 24, is an…

Huffington Post Weird News | February 5, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Let’s Watch Kourtney Kardashian Pull Another Baby Out Of Her Vagina

UPDATE: Sorry, apparently E! thinks you should only be allowed to watch this beautiful moment in reruns. Lucky for you, they’re on every second of every day. You can still…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 17, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Woman Gives Birth Alone On The Subway At 1:30 A.M.

I am proud of myself when I kill a spider without bursting into tears and shrieking. So I can’t imagine what it must be like to give birth on a…

Jessica Wakeman | June 28, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Are Push Presents Really Necessary?

I love receiving gifts, but even I’m a little confused about the phenomenon of the push present. As you might have heard, the push present is a gift, often a…

Annika Harris | April 22, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Girl Talk: Oops … It’s Almost Time To Give Birth!

I’m now six days away from the official due date of my unplanned (but now certainly wanted) first baby, and I think I have learned what it might be like…

Katrina Devoe | April 23, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Is A Forced C-Section Akin To Rape?

In a story on The Daily Beast, Danielle Friedman writes about Joy Szabo, an Arizona mom who painted a message on her car window which read, “Page Hospital, enter my…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 19, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Taiwan’s Hello Kitty Maternity Hospital

Hello Baby! Just when you thought the Hello Kitty craze couldn’t go any further … oh, yes, they really went there this time. Case in point: the Hello Kitty maternity…

Leonora Epstein | September 14, 2009 - 12:10 pm