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Having a Family with a Low Environmental Impactnew

With the uncertain future of our planet, many couples are wondering whether they should have children at all. That is a highly personal decision, but I will say that it is easier (and cheaper) than you might think to have a family with a low impact.
Jackson Free Press  |  Kelly Bryan Smith  |  05-08-2008  |  Culture

Who's Your Momma?new

Everything was perfect as Becky and Sharon Flynn went through Sharon's pregnancy -- until the local daily paper refused to print Becky's name in the birth announcement.
Eugene Weekly  |  Suzi Steffen  |  12-26-2006  |  LGBT

Born in the Living Room -- and Under the Radarnew

To many families, giving birth at home feels safer and more comfortable than the hospital. But to do that in parts of New York state, women need to look underground for a midwife.
Metroland  |  Miriam Axel-Lute  |  11-10-2005  |  Science

Icky, Icky, Ickynew

The filmmakers want to have it both ways: They do everything to convince the protagonist and the audience that it might indeed be OK to run off with a 10-year-old boy, then cop out just before she's about to throw away her life.
SF Weekly  |  Robert Wilonsky  |  11-02-2004  |  Reviews

Born Againnew

If your dead husband returned to you in the body of a 10-year-old boy, would you seize the opportunity for your romance to be born again or would you call Child Welfare?
Austin Chronicle  |  Marjorie Baumgarten  |  10-28-2004  |  Reviews

Implausible Story Reaps Ill-Conceived Birthnew

Co-written by one-time Luis Buñuel collaborator Jean-Claude Carriére, Birth aims for the somnambulist surreality and social critique of Belle de Jour or Diary of a Chambermaid, but achieves only spookiness for spookiness' sake.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Felicia Feaster  |  10-28-2004  |  Reviews

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