The Women Who Give Birth Without Knowing They're Pregnant
'Cryptic pregnancies' are extremely rare, and the true stories behind how they happen are both complicated and traumatic.
Meet the Japanese Mums Running a Citizens' Lab to Track Nuclear Radiation
After the 2011 tsunami triggered a nuclear disaster in Fukushima, there were widespread fears about radiation leaking into the environment. Now a group of volunteers—who are mostly mothers—is tackling the issue head-on.
Bobbie van der List
Mother's Day 2018
What It's Like Being a Mom and a Sex Worker
“My son might find me on PornHub one day. And that's okay, because moms have sex. If he finds me, that'll be my response: ‘Moms have sex.’"
Why These Moms Want Marijuana Legalized In Duterte's Philippines
As the government wages a brutal war on drugs, a group of mothers are hoping for a law that they argue, could save their children's lives.
Being a Single Mother Made Me Embrace the Sex Drive I Thought Was Dead
Newly single moms can be horny as hell. I can testify.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
A Philippine College Is Making All Female Students Take a Pregnancy Test
And it turns out this totally isn't legal at all.
The Joys and Pains of Childbirth Around the World, in Photos
As part of the "Universal Motherhood" project, female photographers documented women from five different countries as they gave birth.
A Day In the Life of an Instagram Mom
It's not as easy as it looks.
An Expert Explains Why Some Women Murder Their Children
"The vast majority were very remorseful, and were trying to cope with it in whichever way they could."
The Anti-Childbirth Advocates Who Say We're All Better Off Dead
"Sentience just opens everyone up to suffering, whether they're human or animal."
Indonesia's 'Instamoms' are Pushing a Life of Luxury Few Can Afford
The lux life of these wealthy moms is driving a market where parental success is tied to gym memberships and expensive strollers.
You Don't Have to Banish Your Phone to Be a Good Parent
If you don't remember what your kid looks like without a puppy filter though, maybe put down your device for a minute.