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Motherhood

  1. parenthood
    Instagram, My 3-Year-Old Daughter, and MeAm I actually instilling some meaningful lesson about confidence? Or am I just teaching her how to lie?
  2. how i got this baby
    The Mom Who Did IVF for Her Husband’s Infertility, Not Hers“Male infertility is almost never talked about — and when it is, it’s a joke. There’s zero nuance.”
  3. motherhood
    Serena Williams Is Fighting for TwoLike me, Serena Williams is concerned with what her personal history will mean for her daughter.
  4. first person
    My 6-Year-Old Thinks My Disability Is Boring“Why does your mom walk like that?” a girl his age asked.
  5. first person
    I Know Exactly How to Pass the Postpartum Depression QuizFive minutes in the waiting room is all it takes.
  6. first person
    Becoming a Woman Who Yells at Her ChildrenNo other transition in my life has shocked me more.
  7. parenthood
    The Mom Whose Husband Died Weeks After She Gave Birth“To be honest, I don’t know how I got through it, having a newborn and a very sick husband.”
  8. anti-vax
    Nurse Fired for Posting About Patient’s Measles in Anti-Vaxxer Facebook Group“By no means have I changed my vax stance, and I never will. But I just wanted to share my experience.”
  9. sex education
    The Dutch Don’t Sex-Shame Their KidsWhat I learned from another country’s approach to sex ed.
  10. pregnancy pacts
    16 Nurses Who Work at the Same Hospital Are PregnantThey go to the hospital cafeteria together to satisfy cravings.
  11. ice
    ICE Detained a Man Driving Pregnant Wife to HospitalShe had to drive herself to the hospital, where she gave birth to their child alone.
  12. parenthood
    The Single Mom Who’s Not Worried About Her Son“He’s not going to be screwed up by this, not at all.”
  13. motherhood
    May We Be Inspired by Mother Whale Who Carried Her Dead Calf Across the OceanA tale of love, loss, and a mother’s will has come to a close.
  14. motherhood
    Not All Women Are Waiting Until Their Late 20s to Become MothersA new report shows how much education and geography influence the average age of first-time mothers.
  15. nightmares
    Pregnant Woman Allegedly Forced to Endure C-Section Without AnesthesiaDelphina Mota said she was “crying and screaming at the top of her lungs” and “could feel everything that was happening.”
  16. how i got this baby
    The Mom Who Can’t Imagine Paying for Fertility TreatmentsAn American woman who did IVF in France, where the government covers infertility.
  17. how i got this baby
    The Mom Who Wishes Her Son’s Father Would Stay Out of Her Life“I don’t want to let my husband ruin being a mother for me.”
  18. motherhood
    When Writers Become MothersAnd how my own mother helped me become both.
  19. boob tales
    Imagine, a Way to Collect Breast Milk Without a PumpFrancie Webb is a doula who wants you to know the solution is in your own hands.
  20. art
    Jenny Saville’s New Paintings Are About Motherhood and #MeTooThe Gagosian show is part of her imagining her own mythic ancestors, a genealogy for a canon that women are no longer so lonely in.
  21. politics
    Trump Would Love to Declare a Mommy WarThe administration’s failure to support a breastfeeding resolution was also an attempt to divide new parents.
  22. parenthood
    People Aren’t Having Kids Because It’s Way Too Expensive“A lot of people, especially communities of color, can’t really afford that now.”
  23. aspiration
    The Evolution of a Mormon Mommy BloggerFor the blogger formerly known as Nat the Fat Rat, the label no longer quite fits.
  24. animals
    April the Giraffe Might Be Pregnant Again But What About Her Other Life Goals?Maybe she wanted to go to grad school, or join the Peace Corps.
  25. how i got this baby
    The Adopted Mom Who Cherishes Her Biological Daughter“For me, having a biological connection to her represents so much more. I’m grateful for it.”
  26. talking to
    9 Boys on What Their Dads Taught Them About Fatherhood“I couldn’t see how I could do a better job than him.”
  27. working moms
    6 Women on How They’ve Been Treated at Work After Having KidsWhat anti-mom bias at work looks and feels like.
  28. no man's land
    An Illustrated Explainer of the Gender Pay Gap for New MomsSee how gender and race can influence how much money parents make.
  29. babies!
    Pippa Middleton Confirms She’s Pregnant with Her First ChildShe announced the pregnancy yesterday in a fitness column.
  30. new mom
    What Does Being Pregnant Feel Like? Part VI“No one mentions pregnancy feels like a mounting heaviness that is both weight and memory.”
  31. close reads
    The Beauty and Banality of Motherhood Stories OnscreenThe best of these stories use a distancing lens to capture the transformative, magical, grinding exhaustion of motherhood.
  32. how i got this baby
    The Mom Who Had an Abortion at 8 Months, Then a Surprise PregnancyI believe I lost more than a fetus, less than a baby. It’s radically different from if I were to lose my daughter.
  33. ask polly
    Ask Polly: ‘Why Do New Mothers Hate Their Husbands?’Asking for what you want does not make you ungrateful.
  34. new mom
    So You Want to Read About Having a BabyHave we got the list for you.
  35. new mom
    Pregnancy-Specific Beauty Products Might Seem RidiculousBut I love them.
  36. new mom
    Behold, I Am a New ParentNo need to thank me, I’m simply ensuring the continuity of the human race.
  37. science of us
    Apparently Women’s Voices Get Lower After Giving BirthBut why?
  38. new mom
    What Does Being Pregnant Feel Like? Part V“I ate as if I was starving, because I was afraid I had starved my baby.”
  39. new mom
    I Was Convinced I Might Kill My ChildWhat it’s like to have postpartum psychosis.
  40. new mom
    What I’d Like to Tell My New-Mom SelfGender roles are more powerful than you can imagine.
  41. new mom
    100 Women on the Wildest Ways Pregnancy Changed Their BodiesBecause there isn’t a lot of good research tracking these changes.
  42. new mom
    25 Famous Women on Becoming New MomsSerena Williams, Kylie Jenner, Ali Wong, and more women on their most memorable moments.
  43. new mom
    The Identity Transformation of Becoming a MomPsychologists call it “matrescence.”
  44. how i got this baby
    The Canadian Woman Shocked by Reproductive Care in the U.S.“I just figured that if I needed one, my health-care provider in town would do the termination, and that would be that.”
  45. new mom
    What ‘Mommy Brain’ Really Looks LikeNo, giving birth doesn’t turn your brain to mush.
  46. new mom
    What Does Being Pregnant Feel Like? Part IV“Once I crossed some sort of medical threshold of birth security, I felt expansive and powerful.”
  47. new mom
    What No One Tells You About Not Being Able to BreastfeedWe’re told that every woman who tries hard enough can do it, but that’s far from accurate.
  48. new mom
    The New Mom’s Guide to SexTen moms discuss sex after pregnancy.
  49. babies!
    Absolutely Every Single Thing We Know About Chrissy Teigen’s BabyAn exhaustive list.
  50. original video
    6 Moms on Motherhood Through the YearsCall your mom.
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