A new report from Choices in Childbirth adds to a body of evidence that doula care should be included in health plans and made available to all women, particularly women of color, who face disproportionate rates of maternal and infant mortality in the United States.
A coalition of reproductive and racial justice advocates are demanding better standards of care for the 500 or so pregnant Texans—most whom are Black and Latina—incarcerated in Texas county jails each month.
Earlier this year, a team of Swedish doctors announced the successful transplant of uteruses into nine women who hoped to become pregnant. Now, the first baby to be carried in one such womb has been born.
“We’re working to give women the opportunity to have the birth they want or the abortion they need,” said Katharine Morrison, who has owned Buffalo Womenservices since 2005.
Many of the employers suing the federal government over the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive benefit, including Wheaton College in Illinois, fail to offer employees robust parental leave coverage, an analysis by RH Reality Check shows.
The “swarm” of police at a Dallas high school over a miscarriage in the bathroom shows exactly where anti-choice hysteria leads us: to treating every failed pregnancy like it’s cause for suspicion.
Dallas police “swarmed” a local high school on Friday in response to reports that a human fetus was found in a bathroom after a woman miscarried.
During a press conference announcing the new law, Gov. Pat Quinn said that women should not have to choose between being a mother and having a job.
The Alaska legislature recently approved a project that will place free pregnancy tests in bar bathrooms as part of a larger campaign to raise awareness about fetal alcohol syndrome. But what is fetal alcohol syndrome, and could this effort possibly help address it?
The hospital has threatened to perform cesarean surgery on Jennifer Goodall “with or without [her] consent.”