pregnancy

Pregnant Women Really Do Not Belong In Public, Turkish Leader Sensibly Points Out

You know what is just the worst? When pregnant ladies go out in public. Yeah, their selfless maternal giving and their miracle of life — it is really not something…

Jessica Wakeman | July 29, 2013 - 6:00 pm

So, Uh, What Exactly Is A “Gay-by” Shower, Fergie?

This past weekend, the very pregnant Fergie Duhamel had her “gay-by” shower at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills. And, if you’re like us, you probably have no idea what…

Alyson Penn | July 29, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Pregnant Woman Struck By Lightning, Gives Birth

A pregnant New Mexico woman has survived a bolt from the blue to give birth to a bouncing baby girl. Kendra Villanueva and the baby’s father Ian Gordon were watching…

Newser | July 13, 2013 - 11:30 am

Zimbabwean Women Fined $5 For Each Scream During Childbirth

In Zimbabwe, a country where the average yearly income is $150, giving birth in a hospital can be prohibitively expensive at $50. But at one corrupt hospital, this price can…

Mary Odell | July 12, 2013 - 5:00 pm

True Story: I Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant (For 6 Months)

The moment that changed my life was actually pretty anticlimactic.

I took a pregnancy test. Waited the prescribed amount of time. Looked at the result. Threw the test…

Caitlin Coakley Beckner | July 2, 2013 - 1:00 pm

5 Women Who Had No Idea They Were Pregnant

Every now and then the unthinkable happens and a baby is born to a mother that didn’t even know she was pregnant. Such stories are often met with skepticism because…

Mary Odell | June 28, 2013 - 11:00 am

Study: Men Should Be Included In Unplanned Pregnancy Prevention

Men should be included in strategizing ways to prevent unplanned pregnancies, according to a new study by the Guttmacher Institute. Researchers looked at data from the 2006 to 2010 National…

Daley Quinn | June 27, 2013 - 10:20 am

Guy Talk: Enough With The Unprotected Sex Already!

I’m about one more “and then he came inside me” away from blowing my brains out.

I’m a sex enthusiast, perhaps even a connoisseur on the matter. I…

Jeremy Glass | June 24, 2013 - 12:00 pm

FDA Approves Morning-After Pill Plan B One-Step For Over The Counter Use

In an enormous victory for women and girls across the nation, the Food and Drug Administration finally approved the Plan B One-Step brand morning-after pill for over-the-counter use. Plan B…

Jessica Wakeman | June 21, 2013 - 11:20 am

The Soapbox: Why Men Need Abortion As Much As Women Do

Liberal guys like me are often kind of squeamish when it comes to talking about abortion. I mean, we support it. We describe ourselves as pro-choice. We share the ridiculous…

Dan Solomon | June 19, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Not This Crap Again: Republican Trent Franks Says Pregnancy From Rape Is Rare

Wait, I thought the GOP attached nodes onto all white male Republicans’ balls to deliver electric shocks as soon as their lips start to form the words “rape” and “pregnancy”?

Jessica Wakeman | June 12, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Massachusetts Considers Easing Parental Consent Rules On Abortion

The Massachusetts Legislature’s Public Health Committee is considering a new bill to ease parental consent rules for abortion. According to Planned Parenthood League Of Massachusetts, young women in Massachusetts under…

Mary Odell | June 7, 2013 - 6:00 pm

After 9-Mile Run, Woman Gives Birth To Baby She Didn’t Know She Was Having

Trish Staine felt pretty crappy after running nine miles as part of her half-marathon training on Sunday. Thinking she was dealing with a pulled muscle or pinched nerve, she tried…

Newser | June 7, 2013 - 3:45 pm

Roberto Cavalli On Kate Middleton: “A Princess Should Be Sexy”

“A princess should be sexy. She is young, she is beautiful – I would like to create something special for her, but nothing too bold. I would like to prove to…

Alyson Penn | June 6, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Mirror, Mirror: How I Want My Daughter To Look

I was so sure I was having a boy. I’d even given my baby a boy name, and I talked to my belly and told him he was a great…

Kate Fridkis | June 6, 2013 - 1:00 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | May 31, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Did You Need A Positive Pregnancy Test? Because This Woman’s Selling Them

A woman is selling genuinely positive pregnancy tests via Craiglist, I guess because she’s pregnant and doesn’t mind peeing on lots of sticks. In the Craiglist post she writes:

Julie Gerstein | May 29, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Republican Politician Shames Woman For Abortion, Said She Should Have Delivered Severely Disabled Baby

Yesterday, a woman named Christy Zink testifed before the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcomittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice to discuss a bill proposed by Rep. Trent Franks to ban…

Jessica Wakeman | May 24, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Mommie Dearest: Pregnancy Is Not A Beauty Contest

When I was pregnant, my clothing had one main requirement: comfort. I was mostly concerned with what would help support my growing belly on my slight frame, especially toward the…

Avital Norman Nathman | May 24, 2013 - 11:00 am

This Woman Is Trying To Give Birth To A Shark

“I love a good piece of dolphin meat on my plate, but every time I feel bad for eating an endangered animal,” 32-year-old artist, Ai Hasegawa, told Vice. “We’re soon…

Ami Angelowicz | May 21, 2013 - 3:20 pm
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