motherhood

There is a lot of chatter whenever a larger baby is born and exceeds a hospital’s record. The media storm that follows, social and mainstream, makes for the viral nature of the images.

The so-called “fourth trimester” is a catchy name being used to focus on the first three months of a baby’s life after birth and mom’s postpartum period.

Ideology, not medical reality, and activism have infected much of modern parenting these days.

Mothers have always been put upon culturally when it comes to how kids turn out. The physical costs of gestation are literally borne by mothers while fathers are basically done at conception, so moms have all of that on their shoulders.

Welcome to the conclusion of our three part series discussing the science behind director Kathleen Gyllenhaal's latest documentary,

Welcome to the continuation of our series discussing the science behind director Kathleen Gyllenhaal's latest documentary,

My pregnant mom - while caring for her ill father - got a call her grandfather died.  She started to shake uncontrollably as her water broke.  Shortly thereafter, out I came  - nearly a month before I was due.