Birth

mommy issues

It’s Abby Elliott Who Makes It Real

The Bear has always been a show about moms. In Season 3, Elliott’s real-life pregnancy brings Natalie’s to life.

by Phillip Maciak
CUT SCENES

7 Times Movies & TV Actually Showed The Complicated Reality Of PPD

It’s no longer a taboo subject, but accurate and compassionate on-screen depictions of postpartum mood and anxiety disorders like PPD are still few and far between.

by Jamie Kenney
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New Parents Have Milestones, Too — Even If Nobody Tracks Them

What to expect when you’re no longer expecting.

by Jamie Kenney
LEVEL UP

How To Have A Great Hospital Birth

Tips from nurses, doulas, and veteran parents on how to have the best hospital birth possible.

by Romper Editors
Pregnant woman in a hospital using exercise ball to help induce active labor into child birth.
News

Epidurals Could Decrease Severe Birth Complications By More Than A Third, New Study Says

A new study from the British Medical Journal looked out the outcomes of more than half a million women and the findings were surprising.

by Jamie Kenney
mommy issues

It’s Abby Elliott Who Makes It Real

by Phillip Maciak

The Bear has always been a show about moms. In Season 3, Elliott’s real-life pregnancy brings Natalie’s to life.

CUT SCENES

7 Times Movies & TV Actually Showed The Complicated Reality Of PPD

by Jamie Kenney

It’s no longer a taboo subject, but accurate and compassionate on-screen depictions of postpartum mood and anxiety disorders like PPD are still few and far between.

+10XP

New Parents Have Milestones, Too — Even If Nobody Tracks Them

by Jamie Kenney

What to expect when you’re no longer expecting.

LEVEL UP

How To Have A Great Hospital Birth

by Romper Editors

Tips from nurses, doulas, and veteran parents on how to have the best hospital birth possible.

News

Epidurals Could Decrease Severe Birth Complications By More Than A Third, New Study Says

by Jamie Kenney

A new study from the British Medical Journal looked out the outcomes of more than half a million women and the findings were surprising.

Celebrity

Brittany Mahomes Urges Moms To Take Care Of Their Pelvic Floor After Injuring Her Back

by Jen McGuire

“Once you have kids please take care of your pelvic floor. Seriously.”

This Is A Thing, Apparently

Babies Born On Leap Day Wear Teeny Tiny Wear Frog Hats & It’s The Cutest Tradition

by Jamie Kenney

Leap Day babies, who are adorably referred to as “leaplings,” make up less than .1% of the total global population.

birth

For Native Birth Workers, That ‘True Detective’ Birth Scene Was Extra Meaningful

by Kate Nelson

In reality, there’s a major shortage of Alaska Native midwives practicing in the state, and a new executive order threatens their existence.

Entertainment

Kailyn Lowry Welcomes Twins With Boyfriend Elijah Scott

by Jamie Kenney

The former Teen Mom star talked about her c-section birth on her podcast.

So Much Better Than A Partridge In A Pear Tree

What It’s Really Like To Give Birth During The Christmas Season

by Meg St-Esprit

Is it the most wonderful time to go into labor?