A woman blames a Chinese Ikea’s lack of following regulation for causing her to lose her pregnancy.
Unlikely allies from both sides of the traditional “abortion” debate have come together in opposition to Prop 26, Mississippi’s egg-as-person initiative.
On November 8th, 2011, Mississippians will vote on Proposition 26, a ballot measure that, if passed, would alter the state constitution, redefining the word “person” to include every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning, or the functional equivalent thereof. If enacted, the measure is likely to hurt ALL pregnant women.
See all our coverage of Mississippi Initiative (Prop) 26 here.
Poor quality maternity care, abuse by health workers, and health systems that are unaccountable to pregnant women and mothers all can subvert efforts brimming over with resources and political will.
A new study thinks it may not only have found a way to battle infertility, but could create new forms of birth control, too.
Rather than pick one winner, the station chose them all.
Can we please have more food safety regulations?
Shawanna Nelson was sentenced to six years in prison for credit card fraud and bad checks, she was 5.5 months pregnant at the time she was incarcerated. When she went into labor at the hospital her legs and arms were shackled to her bed despite the presence of an armed guard. Incarcerated pregnant women are still being shackled throughout their pregnancies and during childbirth, and it is becoming increasingly important that we let legislators know how important it is that this infringement upon basic human rights is stopped.
DES was already seen to cause severe issues in the children of users. Now it looks like their children’s children are suffering, too.
A new study shows a dramatic decrease in repeat miscarriage of women who have surgery to remove their fibroids.