The US Is Still the Only Industrialized Nation Without Maternity Leave

Bald eagles? Meh. Apple pie? You can get that at McDonalds in Europe. Jingoism? Ever seen the Olympics? Everyone's into that. If you're looking for the most quintessentially American trait, look no further than the way this country expects new mothers to pull themselves up by the umbilical cords. » 1/15/14 11:50am 1/15/14 11:50am

New Moms Don't Have Time For Exercise, Veggies

A rather unsurprising study has found that new moms' health can suffer because they don't have time to work out or make healthy food. But new dads' health remains unaffected. » 4/11/11 9:30am 4/11/11 9:30am

Dress Code: What To Wear When You're An Exhausted New Mom

Today, I ran across an item on post-natal anxiety. And it wasn't even talking about clothes! But we are: Because even during this most exhausting of all times, occasionally you do still need to get dressed. And you have questions. » 6/11/10 5:40pm 6/11/10 5:40pm

Teens Sue Over Fallout From Sexy Pics • Harvard To Offer Class On The…

• Two teens from Indiana have brought a lawsuit against their school after they were barred from participating in school activities following the discovery of some racy pictures they posted on MySpace. • » 11/02/09 5:40pm 11/02/09 5:40pm

Strollerderby has brought our attention to » 8/01/08 2:45pm 8/01/08 2:45pm Pregnant Paper Dolls, a book of paper dolls showing a mom moving through the various stages of pregnancy (skinny, heels-wearing non-Mom to rounder, hip New Mom) but laments that it isn't enough. It is too realistic, apparently (even down to the pregnant bride?) and that…

"Untouchable" Girl Thrown On Fire • Low Weight And Education-Levels…

• A 6-year-old Indian girl was thrown into a fire by a man for being an untouchable. • People of Lesbos insulted by term 'lesbian', sue a gay rights group. • A 94-year old woman becomes Britain's oldest bride. • Sixty-nine percent of mothers ages 18 to 34 incur medical debt. • Afghanistan holds the world's highest… » 4/30/08 5:30pm 4/30/08 5:30pm