The growing popularity of #winemom and its portrayal on social media. Is it humour and empowerment or binge drinking and mental health challenges?
Over the past 48 years, women in the US have married later, attained higher education and joined the workforce in record numbers. Could a conservative Supreme Court turn it all back?
Some lay their eggs and leave, others carry their young for a year in a pouch: in nature, maternal care comes in many forms.
A new study found that while becoming a father gave men more leadership opportunities, becoming a mother diminished them for women.
It can be extremely distressing and stigmatising for a woman to experience a mental disorder around the time of childbirth.
New research finds that while some women thrived during lockdown, others found breastfeeding to be difficult and overwhelming.
In the 13 years the show has been on the air, the Kardashians have become a cultural juggernaut shaping culture as we know it.
Results from a recent study indicate that the emergency measures put in place in response to COVID-19 have disproportionately impacted Canadian mothers with young children at home.
The student loans system is just another source of financial gender inequality.
From Madonna and child to fierce matriarch, mothers have appeared in frame since photography began – even it sometimes they are just part of the furniture.
Understanding the drivers of early childbearing in specific contexts is important for effective policy making.
Written from prison, the new book of poems by the writer, academic and activist shows her fire but also her deep love for Uganda.
Many unwed Irish mothers-to-be travelled to America in the 19th century hoping for a new start
Having fewer children is one of the most effective ways an individual can mitigate climate change.
Understanding the role of childcare in balancing work and family life.
Almost one in three new mothers report severe problems getting their baby to sleep and settle. Every baby is different but some women are more likely to struggle – here's why.
Before the advent of genetic testing, definitions of paternity were primarily social and legal. Science has destabilized these older definitions, but it has not replaced them.
News of the gene-edited babies excludes images of the children's mother. Cutting her out of the picture underscores the idea that the mother is obsolete and babies can be created in the lab.
Aboriginal mothers in prison feel intergenerational trauma and the forced removal of their children are the most significant factors impacting their health and well-being.
Psychology researchers are interested in what makes a hero. Turns out many mothers tick off those same boxes by fulfilling a range of needs for their offspring.