Senate Blocks 20-Week Abortion Ban Bill, But Republican Political Theater Continues Apace

The Senate has voted down a bill that would have banned abortion after 20 weeks. This is good news. It’s also part of an elaborate build-up of infuriating political theater that will result in Congressional Republicans throwing a tantrum next week and shutting the government down over abortion. »9/22/15 3:35pm9/22/15 3:35pm

This Fetal Monitoring System Is The Best Thing Apple Has Ever Done for Women

Of the many new experiences you might have during a high-risk pregnancy, one of the least fun is a fetal monitoring test called a Non-Stress Test, or NST. It really should be called a High-Stress Test because of the anguish it puts parents through. Apple just made it a little bit better. »9/09/15 4:09pm9/09/15 4:09pm

Watch This 5-Year-Old British Lad Learn He's 'Going to Be a New Big Bruvva!'

How do you keep your pregnancy reveal video from being cloying and obnoxious? Hire this little boy to act as your shocked and thrilled son. Or at least hire someone (preferably a child) who can deliver a line like “Are you really having a bay-bay? Is it in your belly now?” with a similarly adorable inflection. »8/27/15 4:50pm8/27/15 4:50pm

One Direction Fans Can't Handle That Louis Tomlinson Might Be a Dad

It’s been tragedy after tragedy for One Direction fans this year. First, Zayn (the best member of the band) quit the group to live his life, and now it’s been reported that Louis Tomlinson (the second best member of the band) may soon be a father. What will die-hard Directioners do now that two of the five men they… »7/15/15 12:45pm7/15/15 12:45pm

There Is Still Only a 50 Percent Chance Kim and Kanye Will Have a Boy

Now that Kim and Kanye have confirmed that they’re pregnant—well, she’s pregnant, but if anyone’s going to use the “we” it’s Kanye, am I right?—sources have been coming out in droves to let media outlets know the sex of the Wests’ upcoming collaboration before it drops. Allegedly, the new baby is a boy. »6/10/15 1:20pm6/10/15 1:20pm