One of the nastiest side-effects of a difficult childbirth is the fistula, when an infant gets jammed so tightly in the birth canal that it cuts off the flow of blood to surrounding organs. Eventually the flesh rots away, leaving a hole, from which things -- piss, shit, menstrual blood -- leak.
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You mean this isn't every girl's dream?OMG, did you hear The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 is out today and that Edward and Bella totally have the most romantic wedding ever and then they, like, totally do it and break the headboard and then Bella gets knocked up with a vampire baby? O ... More >>
Do investors want to see pregnant ladies get gouged? Apparently.via www.mommytopics.comThere is no such thing as bad publicity.That's the only conclusion we can reach upon hearing that even after getting pilloried in the national press for its attempt to charge pregnant women as much as $1,500 fo ... More >>
image viaParikh (center) and research subjects in Uganda.Washington University's College of Arts and Sciences has granted tenure to Shanti Parikh, a professor of anthropology, making her the first African-American woman in the college's history to achieve that honor.
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Kids Count, a publication of Citizens for Missouri's Children, confirms that young people in the state are facing increasing challenges brought on by higher levels of poverty, a lack of affordable health care and a dearth of quality educational opportunities.
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www.myspace.comNathan Halbach, reportedly the son of a St. Louis priest, is now ill with brain cancer and asking for help from the Roman Catholic ChurchThe St. Louis chapter of SNAP (Survivors' Network of those Abused by Priests) is on the lookout for girls or women who may have been abused by a ... More >>
Each week, we scour the local Missed Connections section of Craigslist, in search of the best posts. Here are some that caught our eye recently. http://www.flickr.com/photos/aprilzosia/ / CC BY-SA 2.0Pregnancy test - I know this is weird - w4m - 19 - (Walgreens)"I saw you in the snack aisle. I'm ... More >>