The author of "Like a Mother" chats with Pacific Standard about childbirth, baby books, and the narratives excluded from the pregnancy conversation.
In June, Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister of New Zealand, became only the second head of state in modern history to give birth while in office.
A growing number of single women are running for public office. In order to beat their opponents, they may need to shatter some unfair stigmas first.
PATHways, an innovative, new program housed at the University of Kentucky, provides both prenatal and addiction care to mothers with substance use disorders. So far, it's having positive results.
New research suggests tobacco exposure in the womb elevates one's risk of later antisocial behavior.
If you're only going to have one kid, you put everything you have into it.
As privileged women increasingly embrace their “inner spinster,” a new study offers a timely reminder that single motherhood still comes with serious, material disadvantages for most women in this country.
An early look at a Pacific Standard story that's currently only available to print and digital magazine subscribers.
New research finds mothers who breastfeed for six months or longer are more likely to suffer a severe and prolonged loss of earnings.