pregnancy

Remember and Resolve: Choice Is Central to “The Opposite of Fate”

Every choice we make is influenced by everything that has come to bear in our own lives and on our own belief systems.

Doulas Gone Digital: How to Self-Advocate If You’re Forced to Labor without Support

A lack of support can feel scary for new parents and is especially unsettling for those who are marginalized. Read more »

Two Funny Moms Get Real about the Goriness of Having a Baby

“There’s No Manual” informs without scaremongering and advises without judging Read more »

False Choices: What Will It Take to Ignite a Feminist Healthcare Revolution?

Capitalism often tricks us into functioning from a place of scarcity, where longing for pleasure is the most we can aspire to. But what if we could tap into our desires in small ways every day? Read more »

Nest Eggs: The Booming Baby-Shower Industry Empowers Anti-Choicers

Baby showers and gender-reveal parties reinforce a dangerous narrative perpetuated by anti-choice groups. Read more »

Cultivating Joy: Dani McClain Faces Down the Fear of Maternal Mortality

When you become responsible for guiding a young person through this world, there are a lot of reasons to have some anxiety.  Read more »

Plot Twist: TV’s Surprise-Pregnancy Problem

Pregnancy has become a looming onscreen threat that could suddenly befall any woman. Read more »

Cardi B. is Free: The Hand that Rocks the Cradle Rocks the Mic

To cluck about the timing of a pregnancy in a woman’s career is surely to project one’s own antipathy about the visibility of motherhood for working women. Read more »

Losing To Gain Humanity: Serena Williams’s Body Belongs Solely To Her

Many patriarchal constructs collide for childbearing athletes. Read more »

The Age of the Bumpspiracy

When we will stop thinking famous women are faking their pregnancies? Read more »

Black Venus Rising: The Symbolism of Beyoncé’s Pregnancy Photos

Anyone who has seen Lemonade can tell you that Beyoncé is fond of bending symbols to her will. Read more »

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