motherhood

Forget gender reveals. In Brazil, it’s all about fancy C-section parties.

The operations have long been a status symbol among the country’s elite

She was breast-feeding her child at a public pool. Someone called the police.

Misty Daugereaux says she hopes her story ‘raises awareness’ about breast-feeding and that it ‘empowers’ nursing mothers

At work, I’m often the only black woman at the table. That reality affects how I raise my daughters.

I will push my kids to persevere through adversity and make room at the table for themselves

Serena Williams loses to Sofia Kenin in French Open upset, but her empowering message was served

Her custom-designed tennis outfit had the words ‘Champion,’ ‘Queen,’ ‘Mother’ and ‘Goddess’ printed in French

Whether pro athletes or freelance writers, parents around the country are struggling with a lack of support

Even under the best of circumstances, new parents are under tremendous strain

These are the places black mothers go to cry

When I cried, I became a piece of furniture that was blocking the flow of traffic in the house

My mother died when I was 17. Here’s how she prepared my brother and me to live without her.

In the years before she passed, she taught us resilience, values and courage

Think breast-feeding is free? Think again. Here’s how much it really costs.

‘Breast-feeding is truly free only when everything goes 100 percent smooth,’ says one economist

Breastfeeding moms don’t have to go it alone. Here are 4 ways partners can pitch in.

The biological reality of breastfeeding places a huge physical and mental strain on women

I have struggled with an eating disorder for two decades. Now, I fear my daughter will inherit it.

What can I do to prevent her from internalizing my unhealthy outlook?