mental health

Ultrasound Baby

Husband Tells Wife to Get an Abortion Moments After Finding Out The Couple Was Having a Girl

Having an ultrasound and getting to see your baby for the first time is an incredibly exciting life event. Unfortunately for one soon-to-be mom, the ultrasound revealed more about her husband than she’d anticipated. The mom-to-be posted on a Reddit forum that her husband wanted her to get an abortion after he found out that they would be having a baby girl. It’s common for fathers to want boys and mothers to want girls, but this was extreme. YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: This Mom-to-Be’s Sonogram Is Shockingly Scary, But We’re Glad She Loves Her ‘Devil Baby’ Nonetheless Advertisements She watched as her husband’s face changed the moment he heard the news. As you can see from the post, he’s not exactly husband of the year. She had to beg him to come to the ultrasound appointment and when they got there, he wasn’t supportive. In fact, he made them leave the appointment early. “He just went silent,” she said in the post. “And then he made me leave my appointment early.”  Advertisements Unbelievable. “I tried to object,” she continued, “but he grabbed my arm really hard and told me that we’re going home.” Advertisements The couple got in their car …

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Amber Portwood Reportedly Attempted Suicide After Fight With Andrew Glennon

Amber Portwood Allegedly Attempted Suicide After Attacking Andrew Glennon With Machete

Teen Mom star Amber Portwood was arrested last week in Indianapolis for domestic assault for allegedly attacking her boyfriend, Andrew Glennon, while he was holding their one-year-old James. She has been charged with three felonies. It’s now being revealed that the drama that evening didn’t end there. RadarOnline reports that Portwood threatened to commit suicide soon after the incident and also swallowed a “handful of pills.” The incident began after Glennon and Portwood missed their local fireworks on July 4 due to traffic. Glennon told local police that Portwood made him feel like “he dropped the ball,” according to an affidavit obtained by The Ashley’s Reality Roundup. After fighting, Glennon took their son, James, for a ride so that Amber could “cool off.” When he returned home, he discovered Portwood had locked the door. He was eventually let into the house and Portwood began attacking him with a shoe and later a machete. Advertisements Glennon left the house again and when he returned, Portwood began coming at him again. The affidavit states, “Glennon became visibly upset and stated Ms. Portwood then threatened to kill herself. Mr. Glennon stated Ms. Portwood went to her drawer and took a handful of Klonopin …

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Eating Disorder Pregnancy

I Battled My Way Through an Eating Disorder and Finally Got the Second Child I Always Wanted

A mom writes in with her story of motherhood. After having her first child at 17, she and her new husband struggled to conceive for more than a year. Instead, though, she developed an eating disorder. This is the story of how she overcame those hardships and went on to find her happy ending. We reached out to the robust Mamas Uncut Facebook community and asked to hear stories from real moms about their experiences. The good, the bad, and the ugly. Our goal is to share these stories (anonymously, if the author so chooses) with our community as a reminder that we are not alone in either our joys or struggles. Advertisements YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: After Trying to Have a Baby for 10 Years, I Finally Had One… And That’s When Things Got Really Hard Anonymous community member writes: Advertisements Hello. I’m 32 years old and happily married for the last 2 1/2 years. I became a mom for the 1st time at 17 to my beautiful, wonderful daughter. She changed me in so many ways for the best and still does to this day. We have the best bond ever. She is now 15. I met my husband in 2012, …

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Moms Share Parenting Advice

Real Moms Share the One Piece of Parenting Advice They Wish They’d Been Given Before Having Kids

When you’re a mom, or about to become a mom, advice comes with the territory. Good advice, unsolicited advice, advice from unexpected people. But not all advice is equal, and some of the best advice somehow manages to elude the moms who need it most. So we ask: What is the one piece of parenting advice you wish you’d been given before having kids? Over on the Mamas Uncut Facebook page, we turned to the robust community of commenters to ask that very question. Advertisements What is the ONE thing you wish you’d known before you had your first baby? That thing that is like, “Why did no one tell me THIS?” – Mamas Uncut Facebook Page The Mamas Uncut community responded in turn with all kinds of advice they wish they’d been giving before becoming moms for the first time. Let’s get into it! Pregnancy and Labor Advice Advertisements via GIPHY “That giant list of what you and baby need for the hospital is silly. I only used like 1/5 of what I packed.” Advertisements “That I could wear Depends instead of those gigantic pads, that you can get the shakes during labor from hormones, that back labor is …

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Mom Suffering Through Postpartum Depression

I Have Postpartum Depression, and My Medication Isn’t Helping. What Should I Do?

A mom struggling through postpartum depression is worried that the medication prescribed to her isn’t working. She wants to know if other moms have gone through the same situation, and if so, what they did to battle through the depression. Over on the Mamas Uncut Facebook page, our robust community of moms is always having a conversation about topics that matter. We like to highlight those conversations from time to time. Important mom questions. Thoughtful mom answers. Let’s hear from the community! Advertisements A member of the Mamas Uncut Facebook community asks: “I’m 2 weeks postpartum and have been diagnosed with postpartum depression. I’ve been prescribed Celexa, but it doesn’t seem to be helping at all. I’ve been on it for a week. I’m so nervous I can not care for my baby. I am having my mother and grandmother do most of the care for her. What else can I do to help with this intense fear and anxiety?” – Mamas Uncut Community Member Members of the community swooped in with some very good advice to consider. Take a look at a few of the suggestions below. Advertisements Give the Medication More Time “Give it a little more time. It takes a …

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