Hyperemesis is no stroll in the palace park. Kate may be a princess, but she is also human. Women of every race, class, and income level face risks in pregnancy and put their bodies on the line every time they get pregnant. The only differences between the princess and the pauper are that one has proper food, nutrition, and care and the other has none.
A judge has ruled that the pregnant Nevada woman should continue her pregnancy as her legal guardians requested.
The latest CDC data about teen pregnancy rates on the decline gets much attention while the conditions that could be improved to help all parents succeed are ignored.
An online video puts every crappy anti-contraception argument in one place. “Call the Midwife” makes reproductive health care policy exciting, and Jessica Valenti asks why have kids.
The California legislature unanimously passed a bill banning the use of restraints on pregnant women. Will the governor sign it?
Via UpWorthy: “All Dr. Andrew Rochford wanted to find out whether women or men have higher pain thresholds. His method of testing? Personally undergoing simulated labor pains by attaching low-voltage electrodes to his abdominal muscles….Dudes, if you’re watching this, prepare to gain a whole new level of respect for the women in your lives.”
Women’s private and public spheres converged in the bathroom of a bar in Mankato, MN with the recent installation of a pregnancy test vending machine.
Trevor MacDonald, a trans father in Canada who has breastfed his son for over a year, was rejected by La Leche League as a volunteer leader because of his gender identity.
Recent conversations have focused on the question of whether home birth is safe. Here is why it’s the wrong question to be asking.
The Indiana woman accused of killing her fetus by ingesting rat poison has rejected the state’s offer to let her plea down to feticide from murder.