I think it says something very interesting about the attitude that forced-birthers hold towards women, where they think if they say, "that's it! No more abortions for you, ladies!" then women will all meekly shrug and say ,"Oh well, guess I have to have that baby now!" » 7/30/14 6:31pm Today 6:31pm

My nutritionist had me doing something similar for breakfast, and I really liked it! It was 5 tablespoons of chia seeds mixed with one can light coconut milk. Add cinnamon and vanilla to taste. Stir together and let sit overnight (I sometimes hit it with a stick blender after it sat to combat lumpiness). Makes 5… » 7/30/14 11:17am Today 11:17am

I definitely remember getting more of the kissy-lips "anything for you, baby!" treatment, which was pretty gross. The male servers just got their plates fixed, without a side of "come back here in the cooler with me if you REALLY want that slice of cheese" treatment. Ugh. I feel gross just remembering it. » 7/30/14 9:03am Today 9:03am

As a 34-weeks preggers lady, this shit gives me literal nightmares. I trust my OB, but it definitely seems like hospitals are VERY quick to pull the "it's a medical emergency!" card and slap you in surgery before you even know what's happening. Because c-sections are seen as a one-size-fits-all fix for any problem,… » 7/27/14 3:47pm Sunday 3:47pm

this kind of attitude is so shortsighted, it's fucking unreal. True story: I get emails from headhunters and recruiters very frequently. I've turned down all offers I received this year, bc I intended to take maternity leave and so didn't want to switch jobs. My company BENEFITTED from my pregnancy, bc ny offering… » 7/24/14 7:20pm 7/24/14 7:20pm