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If You Don’t Want to Have Kids, You Don’t Have to Want a Career Instead

Forget having it "all"—why aren’t women allowed to just have "some," and be happy with it?

8.23.19

Former Google Employee Plans to Sue for Pregnancy Discrimination

The author of a viral memo accusing Google of discriminating and retaliating against her for being pregnant went public to reveal her name and her plans to file a lawsuit against the tech giant.

8.5.19

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.

5.2.19

Social Services Can Threaten Families of Children with Chronic Fatigue

Myalgic encephalomyelitis, or ME, is little understood by the general public. That lands some parents in the firing line.

4.16.19

When Will the US Protect Black Women From Dying in Childbirth?

Across the United States, politicians are taking steps toward enacting legislation that reduces racist bias against pregnant Black women and infants. But there's still a challenging journey ahead.

4.10.19

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.

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3.11.19

Meet the Japanese Moms 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.

2.7.19

'The Doctor and Nancy,' Today's Comic by Alex Krokus

For a sack of money a doctor gives his patient some very useful advice.

1.25.19

I Ate Psychedelic Mushrooms to Treat My Postpartum Depression

"Project Baby—My First Year As a Less Than Perfect Mother" author Julie Ugleholdt says that microdosing shrooms helped her mental health.

11.14.18

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.

11.8.18

Women in Labor Are Being Turned Away From UK Hospitals

I narrowly avoided giving birth in my car after midwives said I wasn't ready to be admitted. I'm not the only mom this has happened to, either.

10.2.18

We Looked Into Whether 'Baby Fever' Is a Real Thing

Psychology can tell us a lot about why some people suddenly become obsessed with having a baby.

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