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The (Sometimes Mortifying) Post-Pregnancy Stories Nobody Talks About

The (Sometimes Mortifying) Post-Pregnancy Stories Nobody Talks About

05.13.2014
My tummy has housed three babies and my boobs have provided over 4,000 meals to my tribe; for that I am proud of my body and no longer...
How the Right Wing Is Killing Women

How the Right Wing Is Killing Women

05.12.2014
As the sputtering economy casts more and more women into near poverty, they can't get the health care they need.
A Mother's Day We Can All Celebrate

A Mother's Day We Can All Celebrate

05.12.2014
That's why Merck for Mothers has made the U.S. an important part of our global initiative to reduce maternal mortality and is committed...
What Women Really Think About 'Push Presents'

What Women Really Think About 'Push Presents'

05.12.2014
I will say this -- if I am ever going to GET FAT AND NOT DRINK FOR NINE MONTHS, I think I'm deserving of a trip (via private jet) to my...
Being Pregnant in a Man's World

Being Pregnant in a Man's World

05.12.2014
I can think of no better way to honor the 100th anniversary of Mother's Day, and the activism that originated the celebration, than to...
#WhatMothersNeed This Mother's Day

#WhatMothersNeed This Mother's Day

05.11.2014
So, although flowers, brunch and other gifts are a fine way to show the mothers in your life that you care, take some time this Mother's...
The Most Popular Baby Names Are...

The Most Popular Baby Names Are...

05.10.2014
Michael and Jacob, your reign has ended.
Just in Time for Mother's Day, Here's How You Can 'Count the Kicks'

Just in Time for Mother's Day, Here's How You Can 'Count the Kicks'

05. 9.2014
Scientific studies indicate kick counting, a daily record of a baby's movements (kicks, rolls, punches, jabs) during the third trimester,...
What To Expect When You're An Expecting Social Entrepreneur

What To Expect When You're An Expecting Social Entrepreneur

05. 9.2014
Creating a human being and creating a social venture have a lot in common: unexpected challenges, incremental growth, and the immense satisfaction...
The 12 Baby Products That Save Our Adult Lives

The 12 Baby Products That Save Our Adult Lives

Chanel Parks  05. 9.2014
This Mother's Day, we hope all of the mommas get the pampering and relaxation they deserve. Whether that's a mimosa-filled brunch or a...
Do We Love Black mothers Enough?

Do We Love Black mothers Enough?

05. 9.2014
Pervasive racial inequities and resulting disparities in maternal and infant health outcomes are well-documented, but less is known about...
The Most Popular Baby Names In The U.S. Are...

The Most Popular Baby Names In The U.S. Are...

Pamela Redmond Satran  05. 9.2014
The latest Social Security data is in, and Noah has unseated Jacob to become the new Number 1 name for boys –- the first new top boys’...
What 9 Months Of Pregnancy Really Does To A Woman's Body

What 9 Months Of Pregnancy Really Does To A Woman's Body

Emma Mustich  05. 9.2014
Last summer, photographer and body love evangelist Jade Beall told HuffPost Parents that society faced "an epidemic of women who feel unworthy...
7 Reasons Why Pregnant Women Make Terrible Party Guests

7 Reasons Why Pregnant Women Make Terrible Party Guests

05. 8.2014
On behalf of all pregnant women, or at least the ones who are remotely similar, I'd just like to apologize. I promise we'll make it up...