I feel for Meghann Foye, author of the new book Meternity, about a woman who fakes a pregnancy so she can have take a break from work. When she talked to the New York Post about her book last week, I don’t think she was expecting to wade quite so dramatically into the highly opinionated no-chill zone that is the…
If you’re running some really elaborate long con that requires you to fake a pregnancy with convincing verisimilitude, you should probably know about FakeaBaby.com. They’ve got it all—fake bellies, fake sonograms, fake DNA tests. Though they swear up and down it’s all in good fun!
Doulas want some respect around here, and also they want more insurance reimbursements.
Americans have a very specific set of stereotypes about undergraduate education, which these days likely involves some mutter-muttering about those dang millennials. But the college experience isn't so monolithic. For instance: 26 percent of undergrads are already raising children.
Authorities have no idea why a woman and her husband tried to sneak into a California hospital maternity ward using fake, incredibly realistic babies, but they arrested the two of them for doing so anyway. Probably a good choice.
Here's an interesting little factoid: According to a newly released study, women still having babies after 33 are more likely to live long, long lives. Not sure how to square this with parents' complaints that their kids are driving them into an early grave, but you're the boss, science.
Jennifer Love Hewitt gave birth about four months ago, and just launched a line of maternity clothes for A Pea in the Pod. The perfect opportunity to ask her about her body.
How much does it cost to have a baby? Enough to keep failing New York City hospitals afloat, according to a new report.
According to the World Health Organization, 800 women die every day from preventable causes related to pregnancy and child birth. One of those causes is inadequate lighting. This is the 21st century. How is this happening? And what can be done to stop it?
In "time to stop being jealous of your coworker's idyllic beach vacation photos and appreciate your life even though your mom just broke the coffee maker" news: a maternity hospital in Kenya detains and beats new mothers who can't pay their bills.
Scientists have explained the fact that humans, unlike wildebeests, for instance, are born as helpless and vulnerable as shell-less mussels by pointing to the relatively small size of the female pelvis and collectively hissing, "It's all your fault!" New research, however, suggests that the apparently insufficient…
In the past, parents-to-be concerned with the genetic state of their gestating offspring had to test both the mother's and father's blood in order to determine what traits the child would likely inherit. But this method of genetic testing often leads to some socially awkward situations, as it's estimated that the…
An unmarried woman who was fired by her Christian school employer after discovering she was pregnant would like to set the record straight about herself. She's a good, Christian woman. Unlike those other, wild partying slutty single mothers.
As if being a woman wasn't difficult enough—what with all the not having control over important decisions about our own bodies, making less money than our male colleagues, and, yes, let's play the childbirth card—we are also routinely hit with financial penalties just for having the balls to be born with a vagina.…
Most US hospitals stopped administering nitrous oxide to women in labor decades ago, but the best thing about the dentist's office may be making a leap back into the maternity ward. A prominent hospital has decided to offer mothers to be the option to laugh their labor pains away, and new equipment designed to deliver…