Institutionalized sexism and racism put black women's lives at risk, say maternal health and racial justice advocates.
Local beliefs say that your placenta is your older sibling.
Daantje is married to Dewi. Jaco is married to Sjoerd, and they both love Sean. All five of them are having a baby this week.
Doctors in Venezuela have been behaving abominably on Instagram.
One hundred babies are born in prisons in England and Wales each year, yet there's no universal standard for what prisons have to provide for pregnant women—in extreme cases, some have been left to clean their cell after miscarrying.
Despite a recent crackdown on "birth tourism" centers in California, there are plenty of reasons for pregnant Chinese women to want to give birth on US soil.
The violation of human rights during pregnancy and birth is no imaginary first-world issue—it's frighteningly real across the planet.
If you're about to give birth any time soon, rest assured—they've seen, and been covered in, it all before.
Childbirth is beautiful and amazing. It’s also messy, gooey, farty, bloody, and literally shitty. By the way, have you called your mother yet today?