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.
Like any person scared shitless about the prospect of keeping a fragile new human alive, as soon as I found out I was pregnant I started googling the important questions. Among them: “What is the best baby monitor?”
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…
Akash Vukoti, age six, is the youngest speller in this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee, and for that I just wanna say, “C-O-N-G-R-A-T-U-L-A-T-I-O-N-S,” and then swaddle him in a blanket and sing him to sleep.
Last week, a North Florida couple momentarily captured the Internet’s attention with a series of gender reveal photographs that featured the expecting couple firing a rifle at a decorated box packed with chalk and explosives. Ready, aim, fire! A plume of blue smoke billowed into the air and down a dirt road,…
Childbirth is an incredibly common medical event for which, barring some I Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant situation, you have plenty of warning. But that doesn’t mean it’ll be simple estimating your final bill.
This short sketch about what a huge step in a woman’s life it is to get tickets to Hamilton tickled me, even as someone who has never tried to get them, and never will. Like, if it happened, I’d consider going, but it’s not something I feel I have to do to be complete, you know?
Most people want the best for their kids, but this, I don’t know.
Finally, a celebrity baby I can see controlling me via an app in 30 years.
In the tech industry, paid leave is becoming a sought-after benefit for employees, and for employers like Spotify, Twitter, Etsy, Netflix, it’s become an explicit priority. But, as Rebecca Greenfield writes at Bloomberg, these policies are made feasible partly because the tech workforce is still mostly male.
In Knoxville, Tennessee, a woman has safely given birth to twins—five weeks apart. This process, which rarely happens, is called an interval delivery.