The Birth of a Mother

For most women, pregnancy and new motherhood is a joy — at least some of the time. But most mothers also experience worry, disappointment, guilt, competition, frustration, and even anger and fear. As the psychiatrist Daniel Stern explained in the 1990s in his books “The Motherhood Constellation” and “The Birth of a Mother,” giving birth…

The Third Pregnancy Is No Freaking Joke

I’m officially over being pregnant. I was over it long before seeing that plus sign appear on the test strip. This is my third pregnancy in a little over three years, and it feels like I’ve been pregnant forever. Some people love being pregnant. Me? No, I most certainly do not. If one more person tells…

Scientists Create Artificial Womb That Could Help Prematurely Born Babies

Scientists have created an “artificial womb” in the hopes of someday using the device to save babies born extremely prematurely. So far the device has only been tested on fetal lambs. A study published Tuesday involving eight animals found the device appears effective at enabling very premature fetuses to develop normally for about a month….

GOP Politician Says Pregnancy from Rape or Incest Is Like ‘Beauty from Ashes’

Invoking God, the Oklahoma House of Representatives just passed a bill outlawing abortion in cases of fetal abnormality—with no exception for rape or incest. Republican politicians frequently have to say dumb and vile things to justify abortion bans that don’t allow exceptions under any circumstances—including pregnancies resulting from rape or incest, or if the woman’s…

Beyonce Is A Psychedelic Purple Delight In New Pregnancy Photos

The “Lemonade” singer released another set of pics Beyonce must be ready to pop those babies! The very pregnant singer shared new Instagram photos Saturday of her growing belly. All the photos were shared in a psychedelic video set to The Isley Brothers’ “Pop That Thang.” Related: Beyoncé Being Eyed To Play Nala In The Upcoming ‘Lion…

This Brutally Honest Pregnancy FAQ Sign On OBGYN’s Wall Will Make You Laugh

OBGYNs have seen things they will never forget. They’ve been asked every question in the book and have attempted to soothe every possible anxiety. Luckily, though, they also seem to have a good sense of humor. This ‘pregnancy FAQ’ from a particularly sarcastic OB will have you rolling on the floor – unless you’re too…

HPV vaccination harmless during pregnancy: study

The vaccine which is given as a preventive measure does not harm the unborn child  More than 72 million women and girls worldwide have received HPV vaccines, which are designed to protect against cervical and other cancers. (Photo: Pixabay) New evidence from a Danish nationwide study suggests that Sanofi Pasteur’s quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV),…

error: Content is protected !!