This birth story is not for the faint of heart.
That first evening, I walked through the front door of our home and into a life I was completely unprepared for.
The Israeli model Bar Refaeli has given birth to a healthy baby girl.
Elisabeth Bing, the natural child-birth pioneer who popularized the Lamaze method in the United States, has died at age 100.
Chelsea Clinton has given birth to a girl, she said in a statement on her Twitter and Facebook profiles, giving former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton their first grandchild.
Inspired by a call for a pre-pregnancy contract, outlining equal care for the infant between two parents, Elissa Strauss wonders whether we should adapt the ketubah to do the same.
The expulsion from Eden wasn’t just a punishment, it was also a gift. We lost the ability to live in God’s perfect creation, but gained the ability to create ourselves, writes Elissa Strauss.
A Syrian woman who lives in the crossfire of the civil war gave birth to a baby boy in an Israeli hospital in Safed.
American Jewish women are giving birth later than other women, sometimes delaying childbearing into their late 30s or even 40s.
Miriam Zoila Perez has worked in the reproductive justice movement for more than seven years, She is the founder of Radical Doula, a blog that covers the intersections of birth activism and social justice from a doula’s perspective. You might also know her from her work at Feministing.com, where she is an editor. Her writing has also appeared in The Nation, RH Reality Check, Alternet, The American Prospect and she is a frequent contributor to Colorlines.com. She was chosen as a 2010 Lambda Literary Foundation Emerging LGBT Voice in Non-Fiction. She received a 2009 Young Woman of Achievement Award from the Women’s Information Network and a 2010 Barbara Seaman Award for Activism in Women’s Health from the National Women’s Health Network.