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Shades of Blue

Shades of Blue

09.17.2014
A part of me wanted to sit in the bed next to that patient and hug her until she could finally let go and allow herself to cry with sound...
Advice for Pregnant Princess Kate: Baby Number Two

Advice for Pregnant Princess Kate: Baby Number Two

09.17.2014
While Princess Kate is recuperating, we thought we'd give the mom-to-be a little advice on what it's like when a family of three adds a...
Scientists Discover Spooky Influence On Baby Name Choices

Scientists Discover Spooky Influence On Baby Name Choices

Jacqueline Howard  09.16.2014
Baby names go in and out of style, but have you ever wondered why we prefer certain names over others? Believe it or not, the explanation...
11 Gender-Neutral Baby Names From Celebrities Like Drew, Blake & Cameron

11 Gender-Neutral Baby Names From Celebrities Like Drew, Blake & Cameron

Linda Rosenkrantz  09.12.2014
Can celebrities have an influence on popular names? You bet. Actresses with traditionally male names like Glenn Close, Sean Young, Michael...
How to Deal with the Pain of Miscarriage

How to Deal with the Pain of Miscarriage

09.12.2014
It was such a gift to realize that I was not alone. So many women have miscarriages, even ones who have healthy babies now. It is nature's...
My Husband Didn't Want Our Baby

My Husband Didn't Want Our Baby

09.12.2014
He turned white, sweaty, started pacing and couldn't find any words, except that he couldn't talk to me about it right then. Both of our...
What It Really Feels Like To Have Hyperemesis Gravidarum

What It Really Feels Like To Have Hyperemesis Gravidarum

09.11.2014
Trust me, no one wants to feel as miserable as this, especially not during what should be one of the most joyous times of life. I am a...
The Beauty of OB

The Beauty of OB

09.10.2014
When we see a baby born, we observe a flood of emotions from every single person in the room. At that moment, no matter what the situation...
How Technology Helped Us Build Our Modern Family

How Technology Helped Us Build Our Modern Family

09.10.2014
I feel like I spent a year at Reproductive Burning Man: with masses of people, piles of drugs, and anticipation of a final, cathartic event....
I'm A Multitasker Disaster

I'm A Multitasker Disaster

09. 9.2014
What do you see?" "Whelp, there's definitely two in there," she said, distractedly. "Two WHAT?" I shrieked, louder than I intended to....
Sometimes Youthful Stupidity is a Better way to Find Happiness than Making Mature Choices

Sometimes Youthful Stupidity is a Better way to Find Happiness than Making Mature Choices

09. 9.2014
We're living in an acquisitive capitalist society that is fundamentally anti-family and fundamentally uncomfortable with just enjoying...
Not How It Was Supposed to Happen

Not How It Was Supposed to Happen

09. 9.2014
On the monitor appears a few ripples of static. It reminds me of an air traffic controller's monitor with no planes appearing in view....
I Don't Know How To Tell You About Hyperemesis Gravidarum

I Don't Know How To Tell You About Hyperemesis Gravidarum

09. 9.2014
I don't know how to narrate the experience of trying to decide if I should save the life of the mother of my existing children or hope...
Oddsmakers Say The Royal Baby Will Be Crowned With One Of These Names

Oddsmakers Say The Royal Baby Will Be Crowned With One Of These Names

Sara Boboltz  09. 8.2014
Once again, Britain is expecting a new prince or princess to rule over their island nation mainly obsess over. And once again, we're all...