pregnancy

Inside the British Black-Market for Homegrown Sperm

In their suburban home in Finchley, North London, Stuart and Mary Townsend, a young, professional couple in their 30s, are hovering over a laptop, adding…

What It’s Like to Be a Regular Person Who Delivers a Baby

When you gotta go, you gotta go. And when you gotta push… well, you better hope there’s someone around with a cool head, a warm…

Life in the Stork Club: A Cultural History of Men in the Delivery Room

Audiences watching the Season One finale of I Love Lucy in 1953 saw a prime-time first — a pregnant actress playing the part of a pregnant woman….

All It Took for Me to Learn Empathy Was Repeated Agonizing Electric Shocks From a Simulated Labor…

Like many before me, as a father I’ve endured various assorted pains: Seemingly endless interrupted sleeps; being puked on and shat on; chronic back pain…