motherhood

Health

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.
Nana Baah
4.11.19
activism

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
3.12.19
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.’"
Juniper Fitzgerald
3.12.19
Drugs

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.
Kara Ortiga
1.15.19
lifestyle

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.
Sarah Bregel
11.15.18
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.
Alia Marsha
11.6.18
Photos

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.
Tom Seymour
4.4.18
The Road

A Day In the Life of an Instagram Mom

It's not as easy as it looks.
Bunga Atikha
3.26.18
crime

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."
Rebecca Kamm
2.20.18
parenting

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."
Jessica Bateman
12.5.17
parenting

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.
Audy Bernadus
11.8.17
Parental Advisory

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.
Mariana Plata
9.15.17
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