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After Years of Tumors, Growing a Baby Instead

Doctors said I probably wouldn't live to see my child grow up, but I still wanted to be a mom.

He Defended the Woman Who Drowned Her Five Children — Then Dedicated His Life to Making Sure It Never Happens Again

The notorious case of Andrea Yates was the first time many people – including George Parnham – had ever heard of postpartum...

I Had Extreme Postpartum Depression. Don’t You Dare Call It the Baby Blues.

When my daughter was born I had no idea I’d go from ecstasy to thoughts of cracking her head open and throwing myself out of a moving car. This dark side of motherhood needs to...

I Was 38 Weeks Pregnant When I Fired My Doctor

The Super-Secret Outlaw Doula in Backwoods California

When the contractions come and you’ve got a two-hour mountain drive to the hospital, who are you going to call?

My Baby Was Stillborn. But I Refuse to Hide Him From the World.

In a new movement sweeping Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, anguished parents are sharing and bonding over their grief.

A Doula for Every Birth—and Every Abortion

In New York City, a team of “radical doulas” believes every pregnant woman deserves someone at her side.

And Now, Time for a Comic About Abortion Doulas

What I Learned About Life By Welcoming My 22 Kids and Grandkids Into This World

When his daughter calls to announce grandchild number fifteen, a grandfather is catapulted back in time through a half-century of delivery-room drama.