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Maternity Maven Latham Thomas' 11 Tips For Getting Your Body Baby Ready

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 11.09.2012 | Black Voices

You've heard of a doula and a midwife and a regular old OB/GYN, but it isn't likely that you've ever sought pregnancy advice from a "glow pilot" befor...

Returning from Maternity Leave? Tips for a (Somewhat) Tear-Free Transition

Women & Co | Posted 09.11.2012 | Parents
Women & Co

You're finally starting to get the hang of the whole motherhood thing, but it's almost time to go back to work. Take comfort in knowing that the transition may not be as bad as you think.

Agnes Gereb and the Case for Human Rights in Childbirth

Toni Harman | Posted 07.24.2012 | World
Toni Harman

Earlier this month we filmed an interview with Dr Agnes Gereb, the Hungarian obstetrician and midwife who was imprisoned and is currently under house arrest for supporting women giving birth at home. The filming was for our ONE WORLD BIRTH new documentary film which will be released this summer.

Parenting, The Most Important Job You'll Ever Have

Chris Cuthbert | Posted 07.14.2012 | Home
Chris Cuthbert

Assuming all parents will naturally be able to nurture their babies is misguided, and it means we aren't giving parents the support they want and need. This must change.

Giving Every Child A Shot@Life

Anne Geddes | Posted 07.02.2012 | Impact
Anne Geddes

There is no difference in the way a mother feels about her pregnant self, her birth, and the unrequited love for her newborn -- wherever she lives in this world. In this universal oneness, we are all connected.

Why Women Won't Have Sex With Their Husbands

Limari Colon | Posted 04.29.2012 | Parents
Limari Colon

Waving your cute butt in front of your wife will not do anything for your sex life. Doing the dishes, the laundry and putting the baby to sleep... Now that will raise more than an eyebrow or two.

Liz Lange: Fashion Visionary, New York Native

Camilla Webster | Posted 04.14.2012 | New York
Camilla Webster

What does a New York success story look like? Two words: Liz Lange. Based on her philosophy that women should look and feel beautiful during pregnancy, Liz single-handedly revolutionized maternity style.

The Roots of Beauty: Ewa Asmar

Jolene Hart | Posted 04.03.2012 | Style
Jolene Hart

"I tend toward natural products now, which is what my company represents. I am always surprised to see luxury products that I used to think were great, but now when I see their ingredients I completely change my perception."

What Does Beyoncé's Recent Birth Tell Us About How Much We Value Mothers?

Clare Winterton | Posted 03.25.2012 | Impact
Clare Winterton

Both the global statistics and our new exhibition at the International Museum of Women, MAMA, tell a story that is very different to the glowing and positive picture that surrounds each new celebrity birth.

The Business of Being Born

Ricki Lake | Posted 03.20.2012 | Impact
Ricki Lake

I produced the 2008 documentary The Business of Being Born to educate women about their choices in childbirth, and raise questions about maternity care in the U.S.

The Biggest Problem Facing the Next Generation

Liya Kebede | Posted 03.19.2012 | Impact
Liya Kebede

2012-01-17-videopull.jpgAny discussion about motherhood would be incomplete without acknowledging that, in developing countries, pregnancy and labor are the second most frequent killer of women.

How You Can Be Pregnant (For Months) And Not Know It

Jena Pincott | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Jena Pincott

Among pregnant women, 1 in 450 doesn't know her status until week twenty or later. Yet when I explored the origins of cryptic pregnancy, the clinical name for this condition, I realized that denial or mental illness doesn't explain most of the cases.

Gift Guide: For the Twilight Obsessed

Catherine Moellering | Posted 01.28.2012 | Style
Catherine Moellering

From maternity t-shirts to contact lenses, here's a gift guide sure to warm even a vampire's icy heart.

Israeli Court Rules Dead Woman's Eggs Can Be Harvested And Frozen

Posted 10.08.2011 | World

In what has been hailed as a groundbreaking case for Israel and possibly the world, a 17-year-old woman's family has been granted legal permission to ...

A Very Pregnant Jessica Alba Appears On The Tonight Show With Jay Leno | Posted 09.25.2011 | Home

While many a celeb chooses to shy away during their pregnancy, Jessica Alba is one who's definitely been embracing her baby bump. The actress showed o...

The Truth About Childless Women

Melanie Notkin | Posted 09.10.2011 | Women
Melanie Notkin

I'm 42 and still single and I have come to acknowledge the truth: it's very possible I won't have children of my own.

See The World's Best (And Worst) Places To Be A Mom

Posted 07.08.2011 | World

Norwegian moms have an extra special reason to feel proud this Mother's Day, as their nation has just been ranked the world's best place to be a mothe...

India Is No Country For Young Girls

AP | By MUNEEZA NAQVI | Posted 07.04.2011 | World

MORENA, India -- The room is large and airy, the stone floors clean and cool – a welcome respite from the afternoon sun. Until your eyes take in...

Mother Convicted Of Killing Her 4 Newborn Babies

AP | Posted 07.03.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- A Dutch woman received a maximum 12-year prison sentence Tuesday for smothering her four newborns in an effort to conceal he...

15 Female Fetuses Found In Indian Garbage Dump

Yahoo! News | Imran Khan | Posted 06.04.2011 | World

PATNA (AFP) -- Fifteen female foetuses have been found in jars left on a rubbish dump, Indian police said Monday, days after census data showed the ra...

'Cyclops' Baby With 1 Eye and No Nose Born in India | Marc Hartzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A baby boy with one eye in the center of his forehead and no nose was born in India last week. He survived only one day. Doctors were shocked when ...

Tainted IV Fluid Kills 12 Pregnant Women In India

AP | By PRAKASH BHANDARI | Posted 12.07.2011 | World

JAIPUR, India -- Contaminated intravenous fluid is suspected in the deaths of 12 pregnant women at a government hospital in northwestern India, police...

'Inhumane' Thai Baby Breeding Farm Busted

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A total of 14 Vietnamese women -- half of them pregnant -- have been rescued from an "illegal and inhuman" surrogate baby breeding ring in Thailand, t...

Spanish Expectant Mothers Race To Give Birth Before New Year To Claim $3,303 'Cheque Bebe'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new round of public spending cuts in Spain has many expectant women scrambling to give birth before the end of the year, the Guardian is reporting. ...

HIV-Positive Chilean Mothers Claim To Be Forcibly Sterilized, Abused In Hospitals (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As nations around the world commemorate World AIDS Day, a group of HIV-positive women in Chile has come forward with more sobering news, claiming they...