pregnancy

Teen Viewers Of “16 & Pregnant” Have Screwed Up Perceptions Of What Teen Parenthood Is Really Like

‘Heavy viewers’ of the shows “16 And Pregnant” and “Teen Mom” — especially ones who are teens — believe that teen mothers have “an enviable quality of life, a…

Jessica Wakeman | January 10, 2014 - 6:30 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

Kathleen Hanna: My Abortion “Was One Of the Best Things That Happened To Me”

“Well, I worked at McDonald’s and I spent the money I earned at McDonald’s to get my abortion. I was only 15 and the person who got me pregnant did…

Jessica Wakeman | January 8, 2014 - 4:31 pm

Texas Hospital Is Forcing Brain Dead Pregnant Woman To Stay Alive, Against Her And Her Family’s Wishes

At 14 weeks pregnant, Marlise Munoz of Texas suffered what appeared to be a pulmonary embolism (blood clot) in her lungs and collapsed on the kitchen floor. She lay there…

Jessica Wakeman | January 8, 2014 - 12:20 pm

The Truth About Egg Donation

I donated eggs — to gay men, through an agency, in exchange for money — twice in my twenties. At one point, I was in the Washington Post about it. As a…

The Gloss | January 5, 2014 - 2:30 pm

An Open Letter To My Pregnant Friends I Refused To Be Happy For

Dear formerly pregnant friends,

I know this is way, way overdue on my part — but I really owe you an apology for how I reacted when you…

The Stir | January 4, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Bill Introduced For National Paid Family Leave Policy

It’s about damn time.

The United States is one of only a few countries in the world that does not provide any sort of paid maternity leave. In…

Jessica Wakeman | December 12, 2013 - 3:30 pm

15 Lies Every Pregnant Woman Tells

Pregnancy is such a magical and wonderful time in a woman’s life — but it’s pretty safe to say that some aspects of it are definitely easier than others. Every…

The Stir | December 11, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Kelly Clarkson Is Barfing Her Way Through Her First Trimester

“I vomit a good dozen times a day. It’s, like, bad. I vomited before coming out here and I had a peppermint so you didn’t [know].  I’m not even kidding,…

Jessica Wakeman | December 7, 2013 - 9:00 am

Baby Machines Aren’t Making Quite So Many Babies

The pregnancy rate in America is the lowest its been in 12 years, according to a new report from the Centers For Disease Control, observing data from 2000 to…

Jessica Wakeman | December 6, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Mom Has Tiniest Baby Bump You’ve Ever Seen

Geez. Caroline Berg Eriksen has caused quite the stir this week after posting a photo of her rock-hard abs just three days post-baby to her Instagram account. You know who I’m talking about, right? The…

The Stir | December 5, 2013 - 3:45 pm

Exclusive First Look: “Expecting” Explores What Happens When Your BFF Decides To Birth Your Baby

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage, as the nursery rhyme goes. Eh, except when it doesn’t. The road to parenthood is a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 25, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Kelly Clarkson Couldn’t Wait For Pregnancy Because She Has An Excuse To Be Fat

Here’s Kelly Clarkson in Parade on why she’s excited to be pregnant: “Everybody calls me fat all the time, so I can’t wait to have a reason, instead of…

Jessica Wakeman | November 21, 2013 - 7:30 pm

True Story: Why I Tell Everyone About My Abortion

I first wrote about my abortion in the spring of 2012. At that point, it had been seven years since my procedure, and something that never crossed my mind. Although…

Amanda Chatel | November 12, 2013 - 12:00 pm

10 Super Powers That Come With Being Knocked Up

Pregnancy may come with a whole host of unpleasant side effects, but you gotta admit, it kind of makes us seem like super heroes at times too. (Hello? You know…

The Stir | November 10, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Vanessa Carlton Confesses On Facebook She Miscarried An Ectopic Pregnancy

Vanessa Carlton recently confessed via a Facebook Note to her fans that she recently had a miscarriage.

Explaining why she is rescheduling several upcoming tour dates,  Carlton revealed…

Jessica Wakeman | November 5, 2013 - 4:00 pm

This Couple’s Hip Hop Birth Announcement Has Got Swagger

It’s a special type of parent who is able to humiliate their child before he or she is even born. Jalene and Lincoln Taylor of North Salt Lake, Utah, are…

Jessica Wakeman | November 1, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: I Am Sexier As A Mom

I figured that after I had a baby my body would be like a soldier after war, with the proud, annoying battle scars that have a good story but don’t…

Kate Fridkis | October 29, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Teen Carrying Dead Fetus In Bag Arrested For Shoplifting At NYC Victoria’s Secret

Today in Horrible Things I Would Rather Not Know: a 17-year-old girl was arrested  for shoplifting at a Victoria’s Secret in midtown Manhattan yesterday and was carrying a dead fetus…

Jessica Wakeman | October 18, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Pregnant CrossFit Mom Lea-Ann Ellison Inspires Internet Ire For Lifting Weights At Eight Months

Pregnancy is one of life’s beautiful passages. It’s also when a pregnant woman can never do anything right, according to some people. The latest mom-to-be to get raked over the…

Jessica Wakeman | September 20, 2013 - 2:20 pm
1 ... 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ... 26