pregnancy

High School Bans Pregnant Teens From Showing Bellies In The Yearbook

A school district in Michigan has banned two pregnant teen girls from showing their bellies in the high school yearbook, claiming it goes against the school district’s abstinence-only sex ed…

Jessica Wakeman | May 18, 2013 - 11:00 am

James Deen Sounds Off On Farrah Abraham’s Pregnancy Test Publicity Stunt

James Deen is not amused that his sex tape co-star “Teen Mom”‘s Farrah Abraham was photographed by paparazzi shopping for a pregnancy test. “To say you’re potentially pregnant is…

Jessica Wakeman | May 14, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Stupid Freaking Biological Clock

Last summer, I had my  first panic attack, and it was induced by children.

By the way, I don’t have any kids.

During an office baby…

Michelle Garcia | May 6, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: Four Months Maternity Leave? We Wish!

Pop star Shakira gave birth to her son, Milan, back in January. Since then, she’s been hard at work promoting her new gig as a judge on the NBC show,…

Avital Norman Nathman | April 30, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Worst Mother Of The Week: Mom Forces Her 14-Year-Old Daughter To Get Pregnant

In one of the most horrifically bizarre cases we’ve heard in a while, a woman in London, England, attempted to have her 14-year-old daughter impregnated so she could have another…

Julie Gerstein | April 29, 2013 - 3:40 pm

12 Reasons I’m Obsessed With “Call The Midwife”

If you have been in a one mile radius of me anytime in the past few weeks, you have probably heard me tell you all about how I love “Call…

Jessica Wakeman | April 28, 2013 - 12:00 pm

El Salvador Delays On Lifesaving Abortion For 22-Year-Old Mom

Amnesty International has warned that a 22-year-old woman is going to die if the government of El Salvador does not give her a lifesaving abortion. Abortion is illegal in the…

Jessica Wakeman | April 26, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Oregon High School Student Fakes Pregnancy For Class Project

Oregon high school student Maria Miranda faked a pregnancy for her senior class project by wearing a fake belly and posting sonograms on Facebook for six months. She got…

Jessica Wakeman | April 17, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Girl Talk: Stop Telling Me I Should Focus On Getting My Old Body Back

Well, of course, someone had to take some photos of me at a party, wearing my favorite dress (should I just stop wearing the clothes I love to events where…

Kate Fridkis | April 17, 2013 - 1:00 pm

The Soapbox: “Mad Men,” Pregnancy, And The Nuance Of Choice

This post contains spoilers!

Sunday nights are no longer full of Monday dread. I have something to look forward to at the very end of the weekend: a…

Sarah Gray | April 17, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: Touch My Belly, Please

“Can I touch your belly?” my friend squealed, rushing towards it, hands outstretched.

Then she stopped in her tracks. “I mean,” she said, suddenly bashful, “only if it’s…

Kate Fridkis | April 4, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Don’t Panic! 7 Reasons Your Period Might Be Late (Besides Pregnancy)

For the last week or so, I’ve been somewhat convinced that I’m pregnant. For the most part, this belief was paranoid, but also not entirely outside the realm of possibility.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 25, 2013 - 11:00 am

Mommie Dearest: NYC Failed On Its Teen Pregnancy Campaign

New York City’s Human Resources Administration (HRA) has recently launched a new ad campaign aimed at teen pregnancy that has caused quite a stir — and rightfully so. The campaign…

Avital Norman Nathman | March 20, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Italian Town Gives Pregnant Women & New Moms Their Own Parking Spaces

Women’s rights activists in Italy are supposedly upset that the town of Corinaldo has widened and repainted hundreds of parking spaces as pink to signify they are for pregnant women…

Jessica Wakeman | March 11, 2013 - 4:20 pm

Mommie Dearest: Pregnant Women Shouldn’t Lose Their Jobs

For all intents and purposes, I had a pretty textbook pregnancy. Nothing out of the ordinary occurred, but that also didn’t mean it was all rainbows and unicorns.I’ve always wondered…

Avital Norman Nathman | March 7, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: On Pregnancy And Body Image

I am 19 weeks pregnant. In pregnancy, everything is measured in weeks, and I keep wanting to wish my fetus a happy beginning-of-the-next-week birthday. Because we made it this far…

Kate Fridkis | March 7, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Seriously, The Most Insane Surrogacy Story You’ve Ever Heard

When Crystal Kelley agreed to carry a child for a Connecticut couple, she was expecting a happy ending. The 31-year-old (29 at the time), who had been a surrogate before,…

Ami Angelowicz | March 5, 2013 - 3:20 pm

Woman Fired For Getting Pregnant Out Of Wedlock, While Baby Daddy Offered Job At Same Place

A 29-year-old woman is suing the Christian college in San Diego, California, which fired her for getting pregnant out of wedlock. The woman had signed a “covenant” agreeing to…

Jessica Wakeman | March 4, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Lots Of People Got Knocked Up During Hurricane Sandy

So what were people doing without TV, internet and power during Hurricane Sandy? Those of us who weren’t gorging on non-perishable snacks, stalking strangers on Facebook and looking for their

Ami Angelowicz | March 2, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Texas Teen Sues Parents For Right To Not Have An Abortion

Mostly when we discuss the “right to choose,” we focus on the right to safe and legal access to abortion.  We mostly focus abortion as the “choice” because a woman’s right…

Jessica Wakeman | February 21, 2013 - 4:20 pm
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