motherhood

labor

Google Employee Alleges Discrimination Against Pregnant Women in Viral Memo

The memo, titled "I'm Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave, and Here is Why," has been read by more than 10,000 employees at the company.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Jason Koebler
8.6.19
Health

The Women Who Gave Birth Without Knowing They Were Pregnant

'Cryptic pregnancies' are extremely rare, and the true stories behind how they happen are both complicated and traumatic.
Nana Baah
4.10.19
Film

Are Black Parents Partly Culpable in their Daughters' Hair Struggle?

Netflix's 'Nappily Ever After' dares to ask, and the answer is finally yes.
Taylor Hosking
9.26.18
motherhood

Arab Women Tell Us Why They Don't Want to Become Mothers

"I don't want to have to choose between buying myself a dress or getting diapers for a baby"
Aya Abdelrahman
4.19.18
parenthood

How to Deal With a Friend Having a Baby

A lot can go wrong when newborn babies start infiltrating your social circle.
Ewout Lowie
4.10.18
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
virginity

I’m a 29-Year-Old Pregnant Virgin

"This is me giving a middle finger to the people who told me I couldn’t do it because I’m not married yet."
Sarah Berman
2.7.18
Pregnancy

I Had the Same Disease as Kate Middleton and It Was Brutal

Morning sickness on steroids doesn’t even begin to describe it.
Natalie B. Pendergast
1.25.18
parenting

Parents Tell Us the Shit They Wish They Knew Before They Had a Kid

Don’t let the multi-billion-dollar parent-industrial complex get ya.
Joshua Ostroff
1.17.18
CELEBRITIES

Nicole Richie Is Thriving

Whether you like it or not.
Aly Comingore
12.7.17
Interviews

This Indie Label Is Cutting Vinyl Costs By Releasing Albums on Paper

"Instead of having a thing with the download within, we just have a giant piece of beautiful paper."
Luke Ottenhof
9.18.17
crime

The Mothers Haunted by Their Sons' Unsolved Murders

When cops can't solve homicides, families carry the weight.
Francesca Mirabile
6.27.17
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