Childbirth

11 Things Hollywood Has Led Us to Believe About Childbirth That Are Far From True

11 Things Hollywood Has Led Us to Believe About Childbirth That Are Far From True
Films
year ago

Movies and series usually show certain aspects of everyday life in a rosy light, which can modify our perception of reality. So when something like that happens in real life, it has absolutely nothing to do with what we see on screen. A clear example is how the film and television industry represents pregnancy and childbirth. They are made to look like either the simplest thing or so terrifying that the very idea makes our skin crawl.

Science Says Childbirth Can Change a New Father’s Body and Brain

Science Says Childbirth Can Change a New Father’s Body and Brain
Family & kids
2 years ago

Mood and hormonal swings, stress, and dozens of unexpected body changes — this is what pregnancy and childbirth bring to a woman’s life. It is believed that fathers remain unaffected, because they don’t carry babies, and they don’t give birth. Recent studies showed, however, that men also experience hormonal, neurological, and behavioral changes when they welcome their newborn kids into their lives.

I Ditched My Stepmom, Who Raised Me From My Childbirth, In Favor of My Bio Mother

I Ditched My Stepmom, Who Raised Me From My Childbirth, In Favor of My Bio Mother
Family & kids
month ago

A woman, named Sarah, penned a heartfelt letter to our editorial. Sarah is torn by the sense of guilt that she’s feeling towards her stepmom, because the woman feels that she’s mistreated the person, who raised her like her own daughter. But at the same time, Sarah feels she had no other choice, because her biological mom showed up during the most significant event in her life. The woman gave us the details of this intricate family story, leaving it to our readers whether to judge her or to support her with a piece of good advice.

The Cruelest Kind of Revenge

The Cruelest Kind of Revenge
Family & kids
4 months ago

Revenge can manifest in various shapes and forms, but one of the cruelest is when it impacts our children. Emma and Theo both felt immensely guilty because of their affair, especially since Theo’s wife Julie was Emma’s best friend. Theo left her for Emma once she got pregnant, but they had no idea that their reality was about to get crushed in the most horrific way imaginable.

An Unsuspecting Woman Gives Birth in the Shower Despite a Negative Test and Regular Periods

An Unsuspecting Woman Gives Birth in the Shower Despite a Negative Test and Regular Periods
Family & kids
9 months ago

The signs of pregnancy are the thing that probably every woman knows about. Dimitty Bonnett isn’t an exception, as she already had 2 kids, and went through pregnancy and childbirth twice. But the mom of two actually had no idea she was pregnant and was even surprised after giving birth to her third baby, all alone in the shower. And this is her story, that has become shocking to many people.

12 Facts That Prove the Aztecs Were Ahead of Their Time

12 Facts That Prove the Aztecs Were Ahead of Their Time
Curiosities
year ago

The Aztec civilization was one of the largest and most powerful in the Americas. Far from being a small ethnic group, they built a great empire full of magnificent monuments, which was efficiently administered through a complex system of government with a structure very similar to that of many countries today. Undoubtedly, the Mexica (another name for the Aztecs) were far ahead of their time in some fields, even more so than the Europeans of that time.

10 Times Celebrities Got Real About Pregnancy and Made Us Go, “We Feel You”

10 Times Celebrities Got Real About Pregnancy and Made Us Go, “We Feel You”
Girls stuff
2 years ago

Pregnancy, by all means, isn’t easy, and growing an entire human inside your body is incredibly hard work. But as we read the happy news shared by celebrities, we rarely see the less-than-glamorous side of expecting a baby from them. Luckily, over the years, celebrity moms have also started to talk about some pretty challenging parts of pregnancy and childbirth to help women all over the world feel that they’re not alone.

11 Celebrity Moms Who Opened Up About Their Post-Birth Experience Reminding Women That They Are Not Alone

11 Celebrity Moms Who Opened Up About Their Post-Birth Experience Reminding Women That They Are Not Alone
Girls stuff
2 years ago

Childbirth is one of the most exciting events in our lives, but it also often comes with a mix of contrasting feelings that some women don’t expect. It can be so powerful and overwhelming that it can’t and shouldn’t be ignored. All of these celebrities have decided to speak about the less appealing side of having a child and the ways they managed to overcome it.

6 Ways Men Change When They Become Fathers (Their Bodies May Change Too!)

6 Ways Men Change When They Become Fathers (Their Bodies May Change Too!)
Family & kids
3 years ago

Pregnancy and childbirth bring about a lot of physical and psychological changes in the new mother’s body, but it turns out that men can experience a wide spectrum of bodily and mental changes when becoming dads too. A hormonal and emotional roller coaster, a strong affection for the new baby, anxiety, and depression, and even pregnancy symptoms — it may sound unbelievable, but this is what many men go through when their kids are born.

18 Times People Revived Old Family Photos and Made the Clock Run Backward

18 Times People Revived Old Family Photos and Made the Clock Run Backward
People
3 years ago

A family gathering, a prom, a honeymoon, and even childbirth — our photo albums hold countless truly precious moments that make us feel nostalgic. And to make this nostalgia even stronger and bring those sweet moments back to life, some of us try recreating those good old pics, and the results can be beyond amazing.

10 Pros and Cons of Having Men Present at the Birth of Their Child

10 Pros and Cons of Having Men Present at the Birth of Their Child
Family & kids
3 years ago

Even though some men would happily welcome their child and help their partner during delivery, there are some of them who don’t want to be present during childbirth. This raises many questions about the advantages and disadvantages of having them there. That is why it is important to learn more about the things that can happen in both cases.

5 Rules of the Royal Family That Princess Diana Changed for Good

5 Rules of the Royal Family That Princess Diana Changed for Good
People
2 years ago

As a representative of an aristocratic family, Diana Spencer was perfect at being a princess. She managed to quickly overshadow other members of the royal family with her actions and behavior. Thanks to her, the image of a princess stopped being perceived as something haughty and unearthly. She has shown people that she is not a star from another galaxy, but an ordinary person just like us.

17 Inspiring Photos of Couples Before and After Major Changes

17 Inspiring Photos of Couples Before and After Major Changes
People
4 years ago

In a study conducted on middle-aged couples, it's shown that they are heavily influenced by each other either for better or for worse. One's strong determination and fitness goals play a strong role in motivating the other. When one person is choosing to eat healthy, the other automatically falls into a similar routine.