Birth

9.23.19

The Adults Who Remember Being Born

"The best way I could describe it – it was like sitting in your car in the middle of a blizzard and someone breaks the window and pulls you out in the cold."

2.23.17

LIVE: Watch This Pregnant Giraffe Welcome Her Baby into Our Dark and Troubled World

Witness the miracle of life or whatever right now.

11.1.16

Surreal Figure Paintings Illuminate Magical Sisterhoods

Observe the mysterious ceremonies and quiet performance of magical sisterhoods in Alison Blickle’s ‘Private Rituals’.

5.25.16

Palestinian Families Are Smuggling Semen from Israeli Prisons to Continue Their Blood Lines

Fertility clinics in the occupied territories are increasingly offering IVF treatment to prisoners' wives free of charge.

5.11.16

Stunning Biofeedback Performance Returns a Dancer to the Womb

Hungarian artists connect ECG and pulse sensors to an LED sculpture to create what they call a "light uterus."

3.8.16

This Birth Photographer Is Fighting Social Media Censorship

Birth photographer and doula Angela Gallo thinks that the way images of birth are banned from some sites reflects larger problems with how people discuss birth.

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11.18.15

Witness Birth, Life, and Death in One White Cube

Uliana Apatina reinvents the "sacred space" inside a permanent installation in London.

9.4.15

How Fucking Stupid Is It to Give Birth in the Water with Dolphins?

A marine biologist told us it's pretty fucking stupid. But not for the reason you might think.

7.13.15

The Scandal of the Doctors Who Upload Selfies Taken Next to Women's Vaginas During Childbirth

Doctors in Venezuela have been behaving abominably on Instagram.

7.13.15

The Extraordinary Photos of a Woman Who Returned to Modelling After Losing Her Jaw to Cancer

Elizaveta Bulokhova walked down runways across the world, but that all changed after a fateful diagnosis.

6.21.15

Inside the Facebook of Sperm Donors

No sperm? No problem. The Known Donor Registry, a social networking site for free sperm, connects women with sperm donors who will go on to have some role in their kid's life.

5.7.15

These Baby-Loving Monarchists Don't Give a Toss About Your Election

Before the birth of Princess Charlotte, VICE host Gavin Haynes went down to St Mary's Hospital to talk to the Union Jack-clad crowds.

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