After a hospital merger, women in northern Kentucky no longer had access to birth control counseling and services, IUD insertion, infertility procedures, and tubal ligations.
Doctors and nurses are confused about IUDs, and they send confusing messages to us.
According to an article published in Washington
Post on June 30, 2009, there is a simple solution to the increasing
rates of “infertility”: have more sex.
North Dakota legislature considers personhood bill; possible genetic risks of IVF; Aspen Baker on MotherTalkers; evangelicals and abortion: not always opposed.
Sure, it’s safer to implant the embryos one by one, but that quickly drives up the cost. However, implanting multiple embryos can lead to risky pregnancies—including "infant mortality, low birth rates, long-term disabilities and thousands of dollars’ worth of medical care," says the Times.
Birth of octuplets puts IVF in the spotlight; FDA forces Bayer to run corrective commercials about Yaz; Missouri House adopts resolution opposing FOCA; significant percentage of Obama voters identify as anti-choice, University of Arizona study finds.
News of a California woman giving birth to octuplets raises a pressing problem: the development and use of assisted reproductive technologies has outstripped our ethical and regulatory response.
Miraculous biblical stories of birth fit more closely with our notions of reproductive technologies than with the Vatican’s re-assertion that the only authentic context for human life is an act of reciprocal love between a man and woman in marriage.
Wading into the brackish waters of church and politcs; Election important to future of Supreme Court; Closer look at the ‘rape exception’ in South Dakota abortion ban; Services fall short for rape victims; Editorial boasts benefits of family planning; Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded to discoverers of HIV and HPV; and more.
Bush’s proposed anti-contraception regulations have struck a nerve with Americans; Study underscores importance of checking HIV drug treatment combinations; Study links high soy consumption to low sperm count.