In an attempt to combat Italy’s rapidly declining birthrate, the Italian government declared September 22 to be “Fertility Day,” with a campaign that backfired tremendously.
If you have your own little tot crawling around, or have any friends with young children, Amazon’s offering a parenting lifeline with 35% off various diapers and baby wipes, plus an extra 20% for Prime members via an Amazon Family Subscribe & Save discount.
Caroline Malatesta was looking for a facility where she could have some control over her birth plan for her fourth child. She saw the advertising of Birmingham’s Brookwood Baptist Medical Center, which touted birth tubs and wireless fetal monitoring, and decided they offered everything she was looking for.
I was in your shoes once, new parents. Shopping for the perfect diaper bag, pruning baby gear lists down to the true essentials. Three kids later, I’m here to tell you: You’re overthinking it. Most of your shopping decisions don’t really matter.
You might be banking on free childcare from your parents when you have kids, but your mom and dad might be thinking something else. According to the New York Times, more and more grandparents are expressing an unwillingness to watch their grandkids every day—granny got plans!
Kentucky Judge Amber Wolf, who recently made headlines for demanding to know why a woman in custody had been denied pants and feminine hygiene products, made another very decent thing happen in her courtroom last week. Wolf realized a defendant in a burglary case had been in custody and unable to meet his month-old…
At a campaign stop in Virginia, large orange baby Donald Trump was interrupted by an actual baby whose cries pierced through the auditorium like an arrow, landing directly in shriveled heart of the Republican nominee.
It’s Friday. You made it through another treacherous week and even have a woman Democratic presidential nominee. Celebrate by watching a gaggle of adorable babies learn how to swim.
In New York City, a woman cop says her superiors won’t allow her to breast pump at work, which is like forcing her to endure 10,000 tiny daggers stabbing her from inside her boob while starving her child and saying, “just deal with it.”
A woman in Kansas City, Kansas has given birth to three sets of fraternal twins in around two years. Yes, you read that correctly: Six children, two years, one woman, and what we can assume is zero sleep, and all without fertility drugs.
For the first few years after I was born, my parents drove a ‘78 Monte Carlo, and my earliest childhood memory is of burning my ass on it in the parking lot of what might have been a Shoney’s.
Actress Liv Tyler—who you may have recently seen in The Leftovers and adored once upon a time in Empire Records—has given birth to a baby girl. She and fiancé David Gardner have named her Lula Rose Gardner.
Lauded Nigerian author and celebrated feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie casually dropped that she had recently given birth in an interview with the Financial Times, subsequently catching her interviewer (and fans) unawares. And in case you were wondering, her decision to keep it quiet had a feminist animus.
Eddie Redmayne and his wife Hannah Bagshawe celebrated Father’s Day this year in a big, if relatively unscheduled way: by becoming parents.
Can we talk about how much we’re going to miss these perfect, perfect people?
Burying beetles mate by choosing a decaying animal carcass to fornicate next to, then laying their larvae in its rotting flesh. Hot!
The average weight of a healthy baby is around 7.5 pounds, but even at this early age, newborn Moses William Hilton doesn’t play by biology’s rules. At 14.4 pounds and 22-inches long, Hilton is the size of two babies taped together, or maybe one baby sitting on another baby’s back, commanding him to “giddyup”!
Hey, wanna see a cool baby?
In the spring of 2014, I paid a woman $200 for permission to let my eight-month-old son cry himself to sleep. Technically, what she did was (1) spend an hour drawing up a “sleep evaluation” based on a “walk-through audit” of my apartment and (2) have a brief chat with my husband and me. Those were nice touches, and…