motherhood

My ovaries failed me. That forced me to learn to let go of genetic connection.

My fantasy of giving birth to a mini-me died in a sterile doctor’s office

Here’s a glimpse inside the first-ever caucus of congresswomen who are mothers

Motherhood is a role that has increasingly been emphasized by members of both parties

I enjoyed ‘I Miss You When I Blink’ so much that I want to hang out with its author at my next mom event

Mary Laura Philpott’s essays are refreshingly honest and very funny

I’m a sober parent. Wine mom culture makes it harder for me to find a community of women friends.

At events, let’s make the common bond of motherhood, rather than the wine, the center of the party

Scooby-Doo, blankies and a hair straightener: 10 women share their most beloved objects from childhood

We all have items that bring us back to another time and place — that remind us of who we are, and the people we love

Unsure whether you should have kids? Enter parenthood-indecision therapists.

Until recently, ‘do you want to become a parent?’ wasn’t really a question so much as a pervasive social expectation

A baby didn’t have a single hospital visitor for five months. Then, this nurse adopted her.

Liz Smith always wanted to be a mother, but it hadn’t happened for her. Then she saw Gisele.

For the first time, the U.S. will issue nutritional guidelines for pregnant women, newborns and young children

The decision comes amid troubling new evidence that the obesity epidemic might start in the delivery room, or even before

Eliminating the ACA would be a death sentence for many. I know, because my daughter’s health is dependent on it.

We cannot let the Trump administration repeal the ACA through the courts, as it is now attempting to do

‘For Sama’ follows a journey of motherhood in wartime. It exposed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s atrocities.

Waad al-Kateab made the film — which captures the conflict in Syria — for her firstborn daughter